‘The brand new one? I watched some movies over these previous couple of days and he’s very gifted’: Italy stalwart Leonardo Bonucci does not know Ivan Toney’s title however insists he is prepared for potential England debutant
- Bonucci has made certain he’s effectively ready if Toney makes his debut on Friday
- Italy defender says he has spent longer within the video evaluation room to organize
- Roberto Mancini has hailed England as ‘the most effective groups on the earth’
Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci referred to as Ivan Toney the ‘new one’ after being caught out at a press convention this week.
However the 35-year-old has made certain he’s effectively ready if the England striker makes his debut on Friday night time.
Bonucci says he has spent longer within the video evaluation room to organize for a possible first assembly with Toney on the pitch.
Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci (R) has performed his homework on England striker Ivan Toney
When requested concerning the attacking expertise at Southgate’s disposal, Bonucci, 35, instructed the Solar: ‘With Kane, now we have performed many matches towards one another.
‘I imagine he is a good striker and among the many finest on the earth.
‘And the brand new one? We’ll see. I watched some movies about him over these previous couple of days and he’s very gifted.
‘In England they’ve an important benefit as they’ve actual expertise due to the braveness of Premier League golf equipment to make them play.’
England striker Toney (L) might make his England debut in Milan on Friday night time
Italy boss Roberto Mancini has hailed England are ‘the most effective groups on the earth’ forward of their Nations League match towards Italy regardless of dealing with the prospect of being relegated in the event that they fail to win in Milan.
Mancini instructed football365: ‘I feel England is likely one of the finest groups on the earth. It is filled with expertise, particularly the forwards
‘They’ve many gamers other than Harry Kane, who’s a unprecedented participant, however the younger gamers round him could make a distinction. So it is going to be a really exhausting match for us.’
The 2 sides performed out a goalless draw at Molineux in June of their first assembly since Italy’s penalty shoot-out win within the Euro 2020 last at Wembley.