Zhang delighted to finally bring Conte to Inter

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Inter president Steven Zhang spoke to Inter TV following the club’s decision to hire Antonio Conte following Luciano Spalletti’s departure last week. Here is what he had to say on the matter: “Every day is important for both Inter and me. Inter is one of the most important organisations and assets within the Suning Group and our mission has always been the same: to make this project as successful as possible and to ensure that this club is one of the best in the world. We’re still on this journey, trying to make these things happen. We’re working hard to find the right people who can help bring this club back to the top. Continue reading

Conte demands courtesy and respect from Inter players

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In typical Antonio Conte fashion, the former Juventus and Chelsea coach used his inaugural interview with Inter TV to state exactly what he expects from his Nerazzurri squad: “I constantly like using two words to ensure that the message is very clear and simple: courtesy and respect. I show courtesy and respect and demand courtesy and respect at the same time. I think these are two key words if you want to build something important in general and always have respect for the different roles. Continue reading

Conte excited by ambitious Inter project

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Having announced Luciano Spalletti’s long-anticipated departure last Thursday morning, Inter moved swiftly to replace the 60-year-old Tuscan with former Juventus and Chelsea coach Antonio Conte. President Steven Zhang now finally has his man at the helm after setting his sights on Conte all the way back in the summer of 2016. Here is what the Lecce native had to say during an interview with Inter TV following his appointment: Continue reading

Handanović relieved to secure Champions League berth

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Samir Handanović spoke to Inter TV in the immediate aftermath of the Nerazzurri’s crucial 2-1 victory over Empoli last night. The Nerazzurri captain once again turned in a superb performance, making several critical saves before Radja Nainggolan scored a typically late winner in front of a packed San Siro. Here is what the Slovenian had to say: Continue reading

Nainggolan thanks Inter fans for their unwavering support

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Radja Nainggolan spoke to the media in the immediate aftermath of Inter’s 2-1 victory over Empoli last night, which secured their passage to the group stage of next season’s UEFA Champions League. Indeed, the Belgian scored the goal which ultimately allowed the Nerazzurri to achieve their main objective, but reserved special praise for the club’s fans for their support throughout the match. Here is what he had to say: Continue reading

Spalletti delighted by Inter’s never say die attitude

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Luciano Spalletti spoke to the media in the aftermath of last night’s 2-1 victory over Empoli, which allowed Inter to secure a place in next season’s UEFA Champions League group stage. The Tuscan coach was very pleased by his players’ willingness to fight until the end and overcoming the nerves and tension within the confines of San Siro. Here is what he had to say: Continue reading

Spalletti warns Inter players to roll up their sleeves against Empoli

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Luciano Spalletti spoke to the media in the aftermath of Inter’s 4-1 thrashing at the hands of Napoli last night. While keen to stress that qualification for next season’s UEFA Champions League group stage remains in the Nerazzurri’s hands, the Tuscan tactician did not hold back when asked what went wrong for his side at the Stadio San Paolo. Here is what he had to say: Continue reading

Spalletti full of praise for Icardi and Lautaro ahead of Napoli showdown

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Luciano Spalletti held his traditional pre-match press conference ahead of Inter’s crucial Serie A match against Napoli tomorrow night. It is clear the 60-year-old Tuscan is under no illusions about how tough an encounter it will be, while he was also full of praise for Argentine duo Mauro Icardi and Lautaro Martínez. Here is what he said to the journalists who gathered at the Suning Training Centre earlier this afternoon: Continue reading

Škriniar happy and proud to extend Inter contract

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On the day he extended his Inter contract until the summer of 2023, Milan Škriniar spoke of his delight to Sky Sport and Inter TV. Here is what the Slovak defender had to say: “It’s a great milestone for me, I’m very happy to have extended my contract with Inter and I’m proud that I’ll be able to wear this shirt in the future. I want to thank the club and the fans for the confidence that they’ve always shown in me. Continue reading

Spalletti insists Inter are fully-focused on securing Champions League berth

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Luciano Spalletti spoke to the media ahead of Inter’s crucial Serie A match against Chievo tomorrow night. Here is what the 60-year-old said to the journalists who gathered at the Suning Training Centre earlier this afternoon: Continue reading