Giovanni Trapattoni's number two has dismissed the recent injury concerns surrounding the Boys in GreenRepublic of Ireland assistant manager Marco Tardelli has dismissed suggestions of an injury crisis just a fortnight before Euro 2012 and a matter a days before the first warm up game against Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Irish preparations have been thrown off course with knocks to veterans Shay Given, Richard Dunne and John O'Shea. Given is going to London to see a specialist after picking up a knee injury in training and Tardelli gave a positive diagnosis on his colleagues.
"Richard Dunne has a little problem also in the groin, but I think after two or three days, he will be good," said the 1982 World Cup winner.
He added: "Neither John O'Shea nor Richard Dunne will play [against Bosnia-Herzegovina], I think. I am not very sure, but it's possible."
Sean St Ledger will also miss the Bosnia game after waking up yesterday with a groin problem. The Leicester City man joins a number of his team-mates on the recovery table but is expected back by next week.
"St Ledger has a little soreness in the groin. I think it's possible after Saturday or Sunday that he can play, but it's better we don't take a risk and he rests," said the Italian.
Tardelli assured reporters after Ireland's training session in Portmarnock that he expected all of Giovanni Trapattoni's 23 selected players to be fit to play. Paul McShane has been drafted into the squad as a result of the injuries to Dunne and O'Shea and he may continue with the team when they depart for Tuscany on Sunday.
Robbie Keane has been passed fit to play against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Saturday after nursing a hamstring problem.