From Monday the approach to the debut match against Turkey begins. Sensi still in doubt, optimism for Verratti
A mini-vacation of about 36 hours then the Azzurri will be back in Coverciano to prepare the expected debut in the inaugural match of the Europeans, on 11 June at the Olimpico in Rome against Turkey. The group of Roberto Mancini is fresh from the 4-0 inflicted in a friendly last Friday against the Czech Republic, also among the participants in the final phase of the continental tournament which from this edition will be itinerant.
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The 27th positive result in a row for the coach added to a brilliant performance by Insigne and his teammates from the point of view of physical fitness and play has sparked even more enthusiasm around this Italy that is determined to carve out a leading role . The approach towards the challenge with the Turkey foresees three afternoon training sessions behind closed doors from tomorrow to Wednesday, then on Thursday 10 the National team will move to Rome for the press conference on the eve and the finishing touch at the Olympic stadium.
For the moment, the situation of Stefano Sensi who during training last Thursday accused the flare-up of an injury to the adductors: the atalantino is ready in its place Pessina aggregated as a reserve. As for the other injured person, Marco Verratti, the coach explained that the PSG midfielder is making continuous progress after the collateral injury of the right knee suffered at the beginning of May: his availability for the opening match of the European Championships is difficult for now, easier for the next one on June 16 with Switzerland . In any case, his condition will be evaluated day after day.