Newcastle fullback Santon released from Italy U21 squad

Newcastle United defender Davide Santon has been released from the Italy U21 squad due to injury.

Newcastle United defender Davide Santon has been released from the Italy U21 squad due to injury.

Santon was diagnosed with a first degree lesion to the left thigh after pulling up in training.

The Italian has been ruled unfit for friendlies against Russia on Friday and Ukraine next Monday.

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