Why Icardi must draw inspiration from Perišić’s recent resurgence

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Despite the fact Inter have won each of their last four matches in all competitions, there remains a lot of tension with regard to the situation involving Mauro Icardi and Wanda Nara’s current standoff with the club. Indeed, CEO sport Beppe Marotta and coach Luciano Spalletti have both made it clear that the Argentine must do several things in order to make amends and be accepted back into the first team fold. Continue reading

Spalletti urges Inter to show consistency versus Fiorentina

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Luciano Spalletti held his traditional pre-match press conference ahead of Inter’s crucial Serie A match against Fiorentina tomorrow night. Here is what he said to the journalists who gathered at the Suning Training Centre in Appiano Gentile earlier this afternoon: Continue reading

Fiorentina’s Youngsters Face Tough Inter Test

Having earned another vital win last week, Fiorentina’s young side face a tough test this weekend as they welcome Inter to the Stadio Artemio Franchi. The Viola are undefeated since a 1-0 loss against Parma on December 26, recording four draws and four wins – over Torino, Chievo, AS Roma and SPAL – in the eight games since that date.  Continue reading

Serie A Fantasy Predictions – Round 25

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Milan-Empoli: the Rossoneri are coming off a humungous win over Atalanta, the second in a row after they had disposed of Cagliari and they have not lost since in 2019, maintaining a slim advantage over Roma in the Champions League race. The Azzurri snapped an eight-game famine on Sunday, where they had picked up only two points and lost seven times. The Devil will not have Suso due to a suspension, which opens up minutes for either Samu Castillejo or Fabio Borini. Needless to say, Krzysztof Piatek continues to be amazing and his clutchness is remarkable because he does not get as many feeds as other top Serie A strikers. Hakan Calhanoglu finally bagged one last week and they will rely more on their playmaking with Suso on the stands. Continue reading

Spalletti backs Inter to do professional job against Rapid Vienna

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Luciano Spalletti held his traditional pre-match press conference ahead of Inter’s crucial UEFA Europa League match against Rapid Vienna tomorrow night. While the Tuscan tactician was full of praise for the Austrians, he believes his players have what it takes to reach the last 16. Here is what he said to the journalists who gathered at the Suning Training Centre: Continue reading

Zhang insists the future is very bright for Inter

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While attending yesterday’s shareholders’ meeting, president Steven Zhang spoke exclusively to Inter TV and commented on a variety of subjects such as LionRock Capital becoming the club’s second-largest shareholder with a 31.05% holding. Here is what he had to say: Continue reading

Nainggolan fires Inter to deserved victory over Sampdoria

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Inevitably, there was a very tense atmosphere inside San Siro as Inter and Sampdoria entered the field of play in Milan earlier this evening. After all, there is a lot of tension surrounding the Nerazzurri given all that has happened with the Mauro Icardi situation in recent days. Indeed, a brief clip of the Argentine striker sitting alongside Wanda Nara was met with a chorus of jeers from the 55,127 fans who attended the match. Continue reading

Spalletti congratulates Inter players on professional display

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Luciano Spalletti spoke to the media in the aftermath of Inter’s crucial 2-1 victory over Sampdoria tonight. The Nerazzurri coach was full of praise for the manner in which his players performed at the end of what has been a very difficult week off the pitch. Here is what he had to say about his side’s third consecutive win in all competitions, which was clinched thanks to second half goals from Danilo D’Ambrosio and Radja Nainggolan: Continue reading

Can Fiorentina Break Down Stubborn SPAL?

The past few weeks have seen Fiorentina take some huge strides forward, reaching the Coppa Italia semi-finals while also earning an excellent 0-0 draw with Napoli in their most recent Serie A outing. However, such results have been offset by missteps against teams the Viola should be despatching, making Sunday’s encounter with SPAL a game that provides Stefano Pioli’s men with another chance to show they are constantly evolving. Continue reading

Samp will provide a stern test for Icardi-less Inter

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Last week, Luciano Spalletti’s position as Inter coach was under siege from many of the club’s fans and sections of the Italian sports media. Indeed, he may well have been fired had Lautaro Martínez not scored a late goal against Parma at the Stadio Ennio Tardini on Saturday night. Since then, the Nerazzurri also managed to beat Rapid Vienna by the same scoreline in the first leg of their UEFA Europa League round of 32 encounter. The Tuscan is not completely out of the woods yet, with another victory over Sampdoria tomorrow evening an absolute must. Continue reading