(IN THE PHOTO: De Jong and Zapata in training) 
MILANELLO – After Wednesday’s intense double training session, the players were back at Milanello on Thursday for a tactical session which started on the lower pitch at midday. The first part involved a warm-up with a possession drill. The players then focused on tactics working across an entire pitch with the use of the metal mannequins. This was then followed by some work on dead ball situations.Thursday’s training session came to a close in the gym.The goalkeepers trained on the raised pitch and did specific goalkeeping drills with coach Magni. Individuals: De Jong trained with the squad. Abate, Alex, De Sciglio and Muntari worked apart in the gym.On Friday, the players will train from 11.30 and continue with their preparations ahead of Sunday’s Serie A match away to Genoa.