Inter have named a 21-man squad for the Cagliari game – but Lucio isn’t in it after picking up an injury.
The Brazilian is suffering from a knee problem and joins Douglas Maicon and Yuto Nagatomo on the sidelines.
The former Bayern Munich player will be replaced at centre-back by Andrea Ranocchia after he returned from his fitness issues.
Inter take on Cagliari at San Siro tomorrow evening. Kick off will be at 18.00 hours local time.
Goalkeepers : 1 Julio Cesar, 12 Luca Castellazzi, 21 Paolo Orlandoni.
Defenders: 2 Ivan Ramiro Cordoba, 37 Marco Davide Faraoni, 42 Jonathan, 23 Andrea Ranocchia, 25 Walter Samuel, 4 Javier Zanetti.
Midfielders: 11 Ricardo Alvarez, 19 Esteban Cambiasso, 29 Coutinho, 8 Thiago Motta, 20 Joel Obi, 18 Andrea Poli, 10 Wesley Sneijder, 5 Dejan Stankovic.
Forwards: 30 Luc Castaignos, 22 Diego Milito, 7 Giampaolo Pazzini, 28 Mauro Zarate.
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