Andrea Stramaccioni will skip the latest part of his UEFA Pro Licence training, as it is a scheduled visit to watch League rivals Fiorentina train.
The young tactician is undergoing the final stages of his qualification, a step required for him to coach in Serie A.
However, he has been granted special dispensation to miss today’s scheduled trip to watch Vincenzo Montella’s team train, out of respect to La Viola.
Part of the course overseen by Renzo Ulivieri at Coverciano sees prospective Coaches visit clubs to sample specific training methods and see theories put into action.
The decision today has been taken so that Stramaccioni is not be seen to gain an unfair advantage in accessing behind-the-scenes work at a fellow League rival’s facilities.
The Nerazzurri currently sit second in Serie A, five points and four positions ahead of Montella’s Fiorentina.