Recovered from tonsillitis, Gabriel Sara trains and should reinforce São Paulo in a classic – Prime Time Zone


Lateral Orejuela also trained for the second consecutive day and should be an option for Crespo

Erico Leonan / saopaulofcCrespo talks to players, including Gabriel Sara

At a difficult time of the season, the coach Hernan Crespo must have a good reinforcement for the derby against the Santos, on Thursday, 7, at Morumbi, for the 24th round of the brazilian. the midfielder Gabriel Sara he trained normally on Tuesday, at the CT of Barra Funda, and proved to be fully recovered from tonsillitis. Sara was embezzled in the match of São Paulo against Chapecoense, on the weekend, because it had a case of flu. Showing improvement, he participated in part of the ball practice on Monday. And, on Tuesday, he was in all activities, including the tactical training guided by Crespo. Another reinforcement for the Argentine coach is the lateral Ear. On Tuesday, he trained for the second straight day with the ball and should be included in the related list for the derby. The Colombian could be the starter at right-back because Galeano will be suspended. And Igor Vinicius, who is an option for the sector, is still recovering from an eye trauma.

During training, Crespo outlined changes and tested the team. The tie that São Paulo gave to the lantern Chapecoense, by 1 to 1, on Sunday, at Arena Condá. The result almost caused the Argentine’s resignation. Morumbi’s team continues without taking off in Brasileirão, after having made a beautiful campaign in Paulistão, when they lifted the trophy. It is only 13th place, with 28 points. A trip in the derby can increase the pressure on the coach. For the Thursday game, Crespo can play São Paulo with Tiago Volpi; Orejuela, Miranda, Léo and Welington; Luan, Liziero, Rodrigo Nestor and Gabriel Sara (Calleri); Luciano and Rigoni.

*With information from Estadão Content