World Cup - Italy duo El Shaarawy and Barzagli will face Czechs

Stephan El Shaarawy and Andrea Barzagli have shaken off their injuries and could start against the Czech Republic on Friday.

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World Cup - Italy duo El Shaarawy and Barzagli will face Czechs
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Stephen El Shaarawy - Italy (Imago)

Both players have been struggling with fitness problems that put their place in the Confederations Cup squad at risk.

However, today both took part in a full training session at Coverciano and seem ready to start in Prague.

Milan forward El Shaarawy had a sprained ankle, while Juventus defender Barzagli had an Achilles tendon problem.

There are concerns over whether the World Cup qualifier can go ahead, as large areas of Prague were flooded. 

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