Monday September 19 2016
Marchisio returns to Juventus training

Claudio Marchisio has returned to Juventus training, but Medhi Benatia has a thigh injury.

Marchisio has been sidelined with a cruciate ligament injury since April, took part in training at Vinovo today for a portion of the session.

Coach Massimiliano Allegri is expecting the midfielder to be fit for action in October, but so far hasn’t given a more specific return date.

The Bianconeri were defeated by Inter at San Siro yesterday, with Medhi Benatia going off injured in the first half.

“Medhi Benatia will be assessed over the coming days having been withdrawn from Wednesday’s match with Inter due to discomfort in the adductor region of his left thigh,” a statement on the Old Lady’s website announced.

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