Vermaelen’s condition improving

After a puzzling injury, a bit of clarity regarding the condition of Thomas Vermaelen is starting to appear.

As reported by Il Tempo, the nagging groin injury of the Belgian is starting to improve. Reportedly, the defender has started to take on a heavier training workload and is feeling less and less discomfort. It’s possible that the player could even be available for the 4 December Derby match, a potential early Christmas gift for Spalletti.