Tommaso Rocchi could make his Inter debut on Sunday, as he is included in the squad for the lunchtime kick-off against Udinese.
The veteran hitman completed his transfer from Lazio this week and is immediately placed in the group of players travelling to the Stadio Friuli.
Inter’s first match of 2013 kicks off at 11.30am GMT, click here for a match preview.
Andrea Ranocchia sits out a two-match ban, while Gaby Mudingayi, Dejan Stankovic, Joel Obi, Luca Castellazzi, Yuto Nagatomo, Philippe Coutinho and Ricky Alvarez are injured.
Inter squad for Udinese: 1 Handanovic, 27 Belec, 77 Di Gennaro; 4 Zanetti, 6 Silvestre, 25 Samuel, 31 Pereira, 33 Mbaye, 40 Juan Jesus, 42 Jonathan; 14 Guarin, 17 Mariga, 19 Cambiasso, 21 Gargano, 24 Benassi, 41 Duncan, 82 Bessa; 8 Palacio, 18 Rocchi, 22 Milito, 88 Livaja, 99 Cassano