09.07.08 / 17:06
MILAN - Italian champions Inter will report back for pre-season training on Wednesday 16 July.
José Mourinho's Nerazzurri will train at the Centro Sportivo Angelo Moratti* in Appiano Gentile for two days before leaving for a ten-day training camp in Brunico in the South Tyrol.
During their stay in the mountains Inter will play two friendlies, one against Saudi outfit Al Hilal on Thursday 24 July and the other against Serie B side Bari on Sunday 27 July. Both games will kick off at 18:00.
On their return from the summer training camp Inter will face Juventus and AC Milan in the Tim Trophy triangular tournament on Tuesday 29 July at the Stadio Olimpico in Turin.
After five more days of training sessions in Appiano Gentile from Thursday 31 July to Monday 4 August, Inter will leave for Munich where they will face German champions Bayern on 5 August. The Franz Beckenbauer Cup / 12th Pirelli Trophy clash will kick off at 20:45 in the Allianz Arena.
The Nerazzurri will remain overseas for their next two friendlies of the pre-season. Mourinho's men take on Seville on Friday 8 August (kick-off 19:00) and Ajax on Saturday 9 August (kick-off 21:15). Both games in the Amsterdam ArenA are part of the prestigious LG Amsterdam Tournament.
Preparations for 2008/09 will continue with three more days of double training sessions in Appiano Gentile. Inter will then travel to Portugal for the Eusebio Cup match against Benfica at the Estadio Da Luz in Lisbon, to take place on Friday 15 August (kick-off 22:00 local time).
*Unless stated otherwise, all training sessions at the Centro Sportivo Angelo Moratti in Appiano Gentile are closed to the public.