Nainggolan determined to succeed despite inconsistent start at Inter

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Radja Nainggolan was one of several Inter players who spoke to the media in the immediate aftermath of the Nerazzurri’s comfortable 3-1 victory over Frosinone at the Stadio Benito Stirpe last night. Here is what the Belgian midfielder had to say: Continue reading

Spalletti delighted by Nainggolan performance in Frosinone

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Luciano Spalletti spoke to the media in the aftermath of Inter’s 3-1 victory over Frosinone at the Stadio Benito Stirpe last night. The 60-year-old tactician was full of praise for Radja Nainggolan’s performance, while also acknowledging the fact his side should have killed the match off much earlier than in second half stoppage time. Here is what he had to say: Continue reading

De Vrij warns against Inter complacency against Frosinone

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During an interview with Sky Sport earlier this week, Stefan de Vrij spoke about the potential pitfalls that await Inter when they face Frosinone at the Stadio Benito Stirpe tomorrow night. The Nerazzurri central defender is aware of the fact his side cannot afford to slip up as they look to secure qualification for next season’s UEFA Champions League group stage, especially with difficult matches against Roma, Juventus and Napoli still to come before the end of the campaign. Here is what the 27-year-old Dutchman had to say: Continue reading

Spalletti eager for Inter to build on recent performances

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Luciano Spalletti held his traditional pre-match press conference ahead of Inter’s crucial Serie A match against Frosinone tomorrow night. The 60-year-old Tuscan touched on a variety of issues including the fitness of Lautaro Martínez, Mauro Icardi’s return to the side and whether Radja Nainggolan has failed to live up to expectation since his big money switch from Roma last summer. Here is what he said to the journalists who gathered at the Suning Training Centre earlier this afternoon: Continue reading

Why Lautaro should be restored to Inter’s starting XI this weekend

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“I have had to adapt a lot since I joined Inter. I changed country, team and league. I have not played the same number of minutes I did at Racing, but I have always trained hard in order to break into the team. I’m currently recovering from injury but hope to play more when I return and help the team out. Continue reading

Should Inter stick with Spalletti or twist?

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Italian sports journalist Fabrizio Biasin has claimed that Inter are on the verge of reaching an agreement with Antonio Conte, which would see the former Italy and Juventus coach replace Luciano Spalletti at the helm come the end of the season. Indeed, Biasin wrote in his weekly column for TuttoMercatoWeb that Conte has been in contact with Nerazzurri CEO Sport Beppe Marotta in recent days and that a deal has been struck between the pair. Conte’s arrival may also facilitate the return of Gabriele Oriali, who would act as a link between the players, management and board of directors. Continue reading

Altobelli believes Icardi still has a future at Inter

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Legendary Inter striker Alessandro Altobelli has had his say on the controversy surrounding Mauro Icardi and the manner in which negotiations over a new contract were held by his agent-wife Wanda Nara. During an interview with Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, the 63-year-old also offered his view on what he thinks will happen once Lautaro Martínez recovers from injury: Continue reading

Inter chief Marotta defends catalogue of VAR errors

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Inter director Beppe Marotta attended the Lega Calcio meeting between Serie A referees and clubs yesterday afternoon. In typical fashion, the Nerazzurri’s CEO Sport stopped for a brief chat with the press afterwards, commenting on what had been said about VAR. Here is what he had to say: Continue reading

Inter can only throw away Champions League qualification

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Despite enduring one of their most turbulent seasons in living memory off the pitch, Inter remain very much on course to achieve their main sporting objective on it. Indeed, the Nerazzurri hold a five-point lead over Atalanta and AC Milan, who occupy fourth and fifth place in the Serie A standings. Therefore, Luciano Spalletti’s side is in a very strong position and it would require a collapse of epic proportions for them not to qualify for next season’s UEFA Champions League group stage. Continue reading

Škriniar insists Inter deserved to beat Atalanta

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Milan Škriniar was one of several Inter players who faced the media in the immediate aftermath of last night’s goalless draw at home to Atalanta. The result leaves the Nerazzurri in pole position to secure third place and, with that, an automatic spot in next season’s UEFA Champions League group stage. Here is what the Slovak defender had to say on his side’s display in front of a packed San Siro crowd: Continue reading