Stanislav Cherchesov and his coaching staff have now announced the extended squad to be involved in preparations to the upcoming UEFA Euro 2020 tournament. The extended squad includes the following 30 players, of which 26 will be selected for participation in the tournament.
Goalkeepers:Yury Dyupin (Rubin Kazan), Andrey Lunev (Zenit St. Petersburg), Matvei Safonov (Krasnodar), Anton Shunin (Dynamo Moscow)
Defenders: Georgi Dzhikiya (Spartak Moscow), Igor Diveev, Mario Fernandes (both – CSKA), Roman Yevgenyev (Dynamo Moscow), Yury Zhirkov, Vyacheslav Karavayev (both -Zenit St. Petersburg), Fedor Kudryashov (Antalyaspor), Ilya Samoshnikov (Rubin Kazan), Andrey Semenov (Akhmat Grozny).
Midfielders:Dmitri Barinov, Rifat Zhemaletdinov, Maksim Mukhin (all – Lokomotiv Moscow), Aleksandr Golovin (AC Monaco), Arsen Zakharyan, Daniil Fomin (both – Dynamo Moscow), Roman Zobnin (Spartak Moscow), Aleksey Ionov (Krasnodar), Daler Kuzyaev, Andrey Mostovoy, Magomed Ozdoev (all - Zenit St. Petersburg), Denis Makarov (Rubin Kazan), Aleksey Miranchuk (Atalanta), Denis Cheryshev (Valencia).
Strikers:Artem Dzyuba (Zenit St. Petersburg), Anton Zabolotny (Sochi), Aleksander Sobolev (Spartak Moscow).
Seven more players were placed in the reserve list and can be invited to the national team if required:
Defenders:Igor Smolnikov (Krasnodar), Dmitry Chistyakov (Zenit St. Petersburg).
Midfielders:Yury Gazinsky (Krasnodar), Daniil Lesovoy (Dynamo Moscow), Reziuan Mirzov (Khimki).
Strikers:Fedor Smolov (Lokomotiv Moscow).
Russia national team will start preparations in Novogorsk on May 20. This will be followed by a training camp in Neustift, Austria from 22 through 31 May. International friendlies against Poland in Wroclaw (1 June) and Bulgaria in Moscow (5 June) are on schedule.