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Inter Milan hero Bergomi talks up potential of Mancini's Italy youngsters

Inter Milan hero Beppe Bergomi is convinced by the potential of Italy's young team.

Bergomi is a World Cup winner with the Azzurri.

“I believe (Roberto) Mancini has the men to do well," Bergomi told La Repubblica.

“In midfield he's got Bryan Cristante, Sandro Tonali, Nicolò Barella, Manuel Locatelli, Marco Verratti, Davide Frattesi and Jorginho. Plus of course Lorenzo Pellegrini, who played there against Hungary.

“Who else in Europe has that kind of a choice to make? Germany have three and play with Timo Werner upfront, who is not a striker.

“As for the wide areas, we've got Federico Chiesa, Domenico Berardi, Matteo Politano, Nicolò Zaniolo, Lorenzo Insigne and the young guy Willy Gnonto.

“People talk about a lack of talent, but where we're really missing someone is a Number 10. Italy haven't had a classic 10 since the time of Roberto Baggio, Gianfranco Zola, Francesco Totti or indeed Mancini."

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