Newcastle’s Sandro Tonali and Aston Villa’s Nicolo Zaniolo have been launched from the Italy squad after the Turin Public Prosecutor’s Workplace performed an investigation into the gamers.
The Italian Federation confirmed in an announcement that Tonali and Zaniolo had left the squad forward of video games in opposition to Malta and England.
Italian information company ANSA reported that each gamers had been questioned as a part of a betting probe.
A press release from the Italian Federation issued on Thursday learn: “The Federation broadcasts that this afternoon the Turin Public Prosecutor’s Workplace has performed investigations into gamers, Sandro Tonali and Nicolo Zaniolo, who’re at present coaching with the nationwide crew on the Coverciano Federal Coaching Centre.
“Whatever the nature of the occasions, contemplating that the 2 gamers should not within the crucial situation to face the matches scheduled for the subsequent few days, the Federation has determined, additionally for his or her safety, to permit them to return to their respective golf equipment.”
Italy host Malta on Saturday after which tackle England at Wembley on Tuesday in European Championship qualifying.
Sky Sports activities Information has contacted Newcastle and Aston Villa.
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