(IN THE PHOTO: Kakà, Essien and Robinho in training)
MILANELLO – Training started at 15.00 on Saturday at the Milanello sports centre ahead of Milan-Juventus in Round 26 of the Italian top flight.
Prior to the start of the session, Urby Emanuelson was presented with a plaque by Adriano Galliani in honor of the player’s 100 appearances for the club.
The players then started with a run to warm up followed by a stretching session. After this stage the players worked on possession on a reduced pitch.
The session continued with the team working on tactics using the entire pitch in preparation for Sunday’s Big Match.
De Sciglio, Bonera, Silvestre, Zapata, Birsa, Robinho and Pazzini, with a protective mask, trained normally with the main group.
Mario Balotelli spent the session working in the gym.
Here are the 23 players called up by Clarence Seedorf for tomorrow evening’s Big Match against Juventus:
Abbiati, Amelia, Gabriel, Abate, Bonera, Constant, De Sciglio, Mexes, Rami, Zaccardo, Birsa, Emanuelson, Essien, De Jong, Honda, Kakà, Montolivo, Poli, Saponara, Taarabt, Pazzini, Petagna, Robinho.