Champions return to begin 2021/22 preseason
Rúben Amorim's squad undertake medicals on Monday morning
The Sporting Clube de Portugal squad returned from a summer break to start their 2021/22 preseason this Monday, with the customary medical examinations and fitness tests with the Performance and Medical departments beginning proceedings.
Some 23 players were present:Antonio Adán, Luís Maximiano, André Paulo, Diego Callai, Pedro Porro, Vitorino Antunes, Zouhair Feddal, Tiago Ferreira, Gonçalo Inácio, Luís Neto, Eduardo Quaresma, Daniel Bragança, Matheus Nunes, Paulinho, Rodrigo Fernandes, Dário Essugo, Bruno Tabata, Jovane Cabral, Nuno Santos, Tiago Tomás, Pedro Marques, Joelson Fernandes and Flávio Nazinho.
Matheus Reis is in isolation, due to his having travelled from Brazil, whilst João Palhinha, Nuno Mendes and Pedro Gonçalves (Portugal), Sebastián Coates (Uruguay) and Gonzalo Plata (Ecuador) are still away with their respective national teams after participation in Euro 2020 and the Copa America tournaments.
The opening training session for the squad takes place on Monday afternoon.