Returnees, tests and tactics
Friday was all about handling the return of those on international duty back into the fold, as well as following all of the health and safety protocols in place due to Covid-19.
Dimitris Giannoulis , Giannis Michailidis, Christos Tziolis, Antonio Colak and Omar El Kaddori all returned from international duty, and firstly submitted Covid-19 tests. After getting their negative results back, all checked in for training at the club’s Nea Mesimvria training center.
IngiIngason and Enea Mihaj will be back in Thessaloniki on Friday (16.10) evening and will also submit a test before rejoining the squad before they travel to Athens for the derby match against για AEK.
The penultimate training session before the AEK match included work on tactics through various games and exercises.
El Kaddouri returned from duty with Morocco with some discomfort in his groin. The Moroccan midfielder followed a recovery program and his status will be evaluated after training of Saturday (17.10). Jose Crespo continued his individual training program with work both outside on the practice pitches and in the gym.
The Double-headed Eagle squad will be back in for training on Saturday (17.10) at 10:30 at the Toumba, before departing for Athens later in the afternoon.