Players back at the Academy
Jorge Jesus with squad of 21 players for first session out on the pitch
The senior squad were out on the training pitch at the Sporting Academy for the first time this pre-season on Monday morning. Jorge Jesus had a total of 21 players at his disposal, including the new faces Rodrigo Battaglia, André Pinto (who had already trained with the squad at the end of last season), Cristiano Piccini and Mattheus Oliveira.
Still away on international duty are Rui Patrício, Beto, Adrien Silva, William Carvalho, Gelson Martins, Daniel Podence, Francisco Geraldes and Iuri Medeiros.