Thursday, July 7, 2011

Valencia CF first training 2011/12

Today was Valencia CF first training after last season ended. The training was at 8 O'clock this morning and the players were met by Valencia CF president Manuel Llorente who greeted the players and laid out his expectations of them. From then the players proceeded to minor medical tests and lightweight training sessions.

The training consisted mainly of warming up and light workouts, coupled with running and a little bit of ball workout.

At todays first training there were 19 players available, with 4 players coming from the youth team with Juan Mata and Daniel Parejo having few more days of vacation after their U-21 world cup winning, Pablo Piatti is yet to join the squad and Ever Banega is playing at the Copa America. The players who were at the training were Diego Alves, Vicente Guiata, Miguel Brito, Bruno, Ricardo. Costa, Adil Rami, Dealbert, Jeremy Mathieu, Jordi Alba, Pablo Hernandez, Hedwiges Maduro, Tino Costa, Mehmet Topal, David Albelda, Jonas Conglavies, Roberto Soldado, Aritz Aduriz, Sofiane Fghuoli and from the youth team José Antonio Pardo, Juan Bernat, Cristian Portu and Salva Ruiz.

From today until the start of the season the players will have 2 trainings every day, the first training will be from 8am, while for other players 08.30am and the second training will be from 18.30pm
 In Friday and Saturday all the players will undergo a full medical test from cardiovascular to physical assessment, similar as last season and then the players get get tailored made training regimes to get them in the best possible physical shape.