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Saturday November 2 2013
Zanetti returns for Inter

Samir Handanovic recovers, Mauro Icardi is out, but above all Javier Zanetti is back in the Inter squad against Udinese.

This fixture kicks off at 14.00 GMT on Sunday, click here for a match preview.

There had been major doubts over Handanovic and Icardi, but while the goalkeeper is at least in the side after a hip injury, Icardi is left behind to recover.

With Diego Milito still sidelined, Ishak Belfodil suspended and in defence Hugo Campagnaro injured, Rodrigo Palacio is the only available striker.

He is joined by 17-year-old youth team forward George Puscas.

The big news from Walter Mazzarri’s squad list is the inclusion of Zanetti, the captain who has been out of action since rupturing his Achilles tendon on April 28.

He had not been expected back until the end of November, but the 40-year-old is recovering in record time.

Inter squad for Udinese: Handanovic, Carrizo, Castellazzi; Jonathan, Zanetti, Juan Jesus, Andreolli, Wallace, Ranocchia, Samuel, Pereira, Rolando, Nagatomo; Kovacic, Alvarez, Guarin, Mudingayi, Kuzmanovic, Cambiasso, Taider; Palacio, Puscas

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