Sevilla return to group work with their sights set on Atlético

The staff of the Seville He carried out his first group training of the week on Tuesday, after the individualized session after the PCR and antigen tests that his footballers underwent on Monday, with his sights set on Sunday’s game against him. Atlético de Madrid and even without its internationals.

The technician Julen lopetegui, who gave his squad four days off in the middle of last week, led a work session at the Seville Sports City, awaiting the return this Wednesday of the seven players who were called up by their teams in this league break, the club reported in a note.

The three internationals from Morocco, the goalkeeper Yassine Bono and the forwards Munir El Haddadi and Youssef En-Nesyri; the czech meta Tomas Vaclík; the dutch attacker Luuk de Jong; and the Serbian midfielder Nemanja Gudelj; The matches with their national teams end this Tuesday, except for the French U21 center-back Jules Koundé.

Koundé disputes on Wednesday his last commitment with the Gala U21 team against Iceland, in a clash of the group stage of the Eurocup of the category in the Hungarian city of Gyor.

For this reason, and with the idea that these players have a greater margin of time to return to work with the team, Lopetegui has decided to schedule Wednesday’s training afternoon to continue with the set-up before the visit of the LaLiga Santander leader to Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán (Sunday, 9:00 p.m.).

In Sevilla they hope that this parenthesis in the club competition has served several players to regain strength and overcome discomfort due to the overload of games, including right-handed wingers. Jesús Navas and Aleix Vidal.

The man from Tarragona returned to work with the group on Tuesday after several weeks off, once he had recovered from the muscle injury he suffered on March 3 in the Cup semifinals against Barcelona.

The break has also been good for other teammates who accumulated a lot of physical exhaustion since the beginning of this season, such as the Brazilians Diego Carlos Santos and Fernando Reges, key pieces in the defensive system of Lopetegui from the axis of the rear and the pivot position, respectively, or the Argentine winger Lucas Ocampos.