09 Sep 2013 - in: The team

Caceres and Vucinic sit out afternoon session

The Bianconeri pair make an early return to Vinovo after sustaining injuries during last weekend’s international fixtures. On the training ground, it’s business as usual for Antonio Conte’s men

International duo Mirko Vucinic and Martin Caceres today returned to Vinovo after picking up injuries during last weekend’s World Cup qualification encounters.

The Montenegrin forward continued his recovery in the swimming pool following a heavy bruise sustained to his left knee during Friday night’s draw with Poland.

Caceres, meanwhile, will require arthroscopic surgery after an afternoon MRI scan on his right knee revealed a torn external meniscus. The operation will be conducted tomorrow morning at Turin’s Fornaca clinic by Professor Quaglia.

On the training ground, Antonio Conte put a reduced squad through their paces in an afternoon session as the clock ticks down to Saturday evening’s Derby d’Italia meeting with Inter at the San Siro.