Lazio striker Ciro Immobile completed the entirety of squad training today in Formello and is set to start against Sassuolo on Sunday, according to a report from Italian media outlet La Lazio Siamo Noi earlier today.

The report details how the 30-year-old Italian forward was not even called up for the Coppa Italia match against Parma yesterday, which the Biancocelesti walked away from 2-1 winners.

Today’s training session with coach Simone Inzaghi was comprised of players who did not feature against the Emilian side yesterday, with Ecuadorian forward Felipe Caicedo also present.


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Caicedo and Argentine forward Joaquin Correa will compete to start alongside Immobile on Sunday, and the tactical training exercises will begin tomorrow.

Patric will re-join the backline alongside Francesco Acerbi and Stefan Radu against the Neroverdi, whilst Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro and Marco Parolo are fighting to take Luis Alberto’s spot in the starting 11.

Another idea would be to deploy Brazilian forward Andreas Pereira as a mezzala to add a little more creativity to midfield.


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