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Palermo in Manchester, the conclusion of the first day of the Rossanero Retreat at the Etihad Campus – BlogSicilia

The Palermo retreat began on the Etihad campus in Manchester. Rosanero’s team arrived in England in the afternoon and immediately began training at Manchester City’s headquarters.

We remind you that Palermo will remain at the Campus First Team Center until Saturday 24 September. Then the teams prepare for the championship match on October 1 with Sudtirol valid for the seventh match of the second division.

After being welcomed by the City Football Group, the training program saw players activate personal and ball possession in rotation with sports action. There is no meeting with the formation of the citizens or Pep Guardiola.

Differentiated for Brouh and Valente

Jeremy Brough and Nicola Valente did not participate in this first session, who only played an athletic and ran around the field – arriving at Andrea Accardi at about 7.30pm. Broh’s last appearance was with Ascoli, Valente was not called in for Frosinone due to muscle fatigue while Accardi is still on.

Palermo without Nidelsero and Sarek and Doda

Coach Eugenio Corini has all the squad members available except for Ionut Nidelsero and Dario Saric who have been called up respectively to the Romanian and Bosnian national teams for their Nations League commitments.

The Romanian center back will play on September 23 in Helsinki against Finland and on September 26 in Bucharest against Bosnia and Herzegovina, where he will face Saric himself, who is also called up for the match on September 23 in Zenica against Montenegro. Thus, it is possible to set up the Rossanero derby on the international scene for the Romanian defender and the Bosnian midfielder Palermo who find the shirt of their representatives.

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In addition to Massimiliano Duda is missing: the Albanian footballer, due to technical times that prevented him from completing the bureaucratic process, does not have a visa to enter the UK and will train in Palermo with the Primavera team.

Withdrawal in Manchester is required by Corini

Retirement in Manchester was required by coach Eugenio Corini who, since his arrival in the city, has expressed his desire to have a few days with the team to get to know the players better. It is clear that improving the knowledge between them. And after the defeat of Frosinone, this retreat fits perfectly.

On Friday afternoon Palermo will play Nottingham Forest

One of the highlights of Rosanero’s decline in Manchester is certainly the test noon on Friday 23 September with Nottingham Forest’s first-team, hard-line Premier League side, at the Academy’s Campus Stadium. Training session with a team that wrote European football history, famous above all in the late 1970s when, under Brian Clough, they won their first (and only) English Premier League as a newly promoted player in 1977-78 season and then won the European Cup twice (now the Champions League) .

The team coached by Steve Cooper at the moment is not doing well in the standings: it is penultimate in the Premier League with 4 points in 7 games. Also in his ranks is a long-time acquaintance of Italian football, Remo Froeller, former Atalanta midfielder and international players such as Scott McKenna, Renan Lodi, midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White, the world champion with the under-17 team five years ago.

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Last training session on Rosanero on Saturday morning

Finally, on Saturday morning, Palermo will play his last morning practice before heading back to town. General admission is not permitted into the Federation camp, so all sessions will be behind closed doors.

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