Praet and Sala to sit out Milan trip, Ercolano gets first call-up

Club president Massimo Ferrero as well as directors Carlo Osti and Daniele Prade were in attendance on Saturday morning as Sampdoria made their final preparations ahead of their trip to Milan.

Following the training session, Marco Giampaolo named a 23-man squad for the San Siro visit.

Andrea Tessiore, the captain of the Primavera side, makes the cut along with Emanuel Ercolano from the U16 team, who gets his first call-up. As revealed at the news conference, Dennis Praet and Jacopo Sala miss out through injury, with Vid Belec suspended.

Goalkeepers: Krapikas, Tozzo, Viviano.

Defenders: Andersen, Bereszynski, Ercolano, Ferrari, Murru, Regini, Silvestre, Strinic.

Midfielders: Alvarez, Barreto, Capezzi, Linetty, Ramírez, Tessiore, Torreira, Verre.

Forwards: Caprari, Kownacki, Quagliarella, Zapata.