APPIANO GENTILE – The Nerazzurri were put through their paces at the Centro Sportivo Angelo Moratti this afternoon in what was the team’s final session before tomorrow’s derby. The workout lasted about an hour and consisted of a warm-up followed by a series of tactical and technical drills. Primavera youngster Alfred Duncan joined the first team as technical director Marco Branca, sporting director Piero Ausilio and technical consultant Gianfranco Bedin watched from the sidelines.
Diego Forlan picked up a knock to his ankle during one of the last training matches.
Andrea Poli had treatment and physiotherapy on an adductor contracture, then followed a personalised programme on the pitch.
Luc Castaignos and Cristian Chivu continued their recovery programmes as they work towards match fitness.
Dejan Stankovic underwent surgery on his Achilles tendon at the IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo in Pavia this morning. The operation was a complete success.