After Thursday’s training focused on recovering from their Coupe de France exploits against Evian the night before, the players took part in an intense session at La Turbie today, at a sun-bathed but chilly La Turbie. Vadim Vasilyev and Claude Makélélé were in attendance to see them put through their paces.
Fabio Coentrao was given a tough time by his teammates in the traditional rondo to kick off the session...
Having arrived in the Principality last weel, Vagner Love is not expected to be included in the squad for Sunday’s game. The coach announced in his press conference that it would be risky to play the striker so early, with AS Monaco’s new number nine having only recently returned from a month off due to the Brazilian close season.
After picking up an injury to his left thigh against Lorient last Sunday, Nabil Dirar worked in the fitness room. He will miss the visit of Toulouse, along with captain Jérémy Toulalan who is having treatment for a muscle strain, also to his left thigh.
After missing Wednesday’s match with sore adductors, Thomas Lemar – who scored the winner in the return fixture – is set to be included.