Appiano: preparations for Fiorentina with Moratti

APPIANO GENTILE – President Massimo Moratti watched the Nerazzurri train this morning in their final session before tomorrow’s match away to Fiorentina.

After some work on deadball situations and a few sprinting exercises, the players moved onto technical and tactical drills. Watching the team alongside the president were sporting director Piero Ausilio and technical consultant Gianfranco Bedin.

Luc Castaignos and Walter Samuel followed personalised rehabilitation sessions.

Lorenzo Crisetig joined up with Daniele Bernazzani‘s Primavera team for this afternoon’s match against Udinese.

You can follow Andrea Stramaccioni‘s press conference on at the moment; shortly you will be able to read what he had to say.

The Nerazzurri will set off for Florence this afternoon.

Stramaccioni names 22-man squad for Fiorentina

Andrea Stramaccioni has named a squad of 22 Nerazzurri players for
the 2011/12 Serie A Week 34 game against Fiorentina, to be played at
the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence tomorrow, Sunday 22 April, at

Goalkeepers: 1 Julio
Cesar, 12 Luca Castellazzi, 21 Paolo Orlandoni;

4 Javier Zanetti, 6 Lucio, 13 Maicon, 23 Andrea Ranocchia, 26
Cristian Chivu, 37 Davide Faraoni, 40 Juan Jesus, 55 Yuto

Midfielders: 5 Dejan Stankovic, 10
Wesley Sneijder, 11 Ricardo Alvarez, 14 Fredy Guarin, 18 Andrea Poli,
19 Esteban Cambiasso, 20 Joel Obi;

7 Giampaolo Pazzini, 9 Diego Forlan, 22 Diego Milito, 28 Mauro

Appiano: tactics in different areas of the pitch

APPIANO GENTILE – The Nerazzurri underwent their fourth training session of the week at the Centro Sportivo Angelo Moratti this morning, in preparation for Sunday’s trip to Fiorentina. Andrea Stramaccioni and the coaching staff put the players through a 40-minute workout focusing on deadball situations and tactical drills on different areas of the pitch. 18-year-old Primavera keeper Raffaele Di Gennaro trained with the first team.

Cristian Chivu was back at work after being granted a day off yesterday, while Luc Castaignos and Walter Samuel carried out individual rehabilitation programmes.

Inter will have their final training session tomorrow morning, followed by Andrea Stramaccioni’s press conference at 12:30 (live on and Inter Channel), lunch and departure for Florence.