Ranocchia insists Inter must always aim to be the best


Having recently extended his contract with Inter until the summer of 2021, Andrea Ranocchia discussed his passion for the Nerazzurri colours during an interview with Sky Sport earlier this week. Here is what the Italian defender had to say about his love of the club and the race to qualify for next season’s UEFA Champions League group stage: Continue reading

Politano determined to fire Inter into Champions League


Matteo Politano spoke to Mediaset earlier this week ahead of Monday night’s crucial Serie A match between Inter and Chievo at San Siro. Here is what the 25-year-old winger had to say: “There are still three games to go. We have a small advantage; therefore, we must do well to achieve our goal as soon as possible. Chievo have already been relegated but there are no gifts in this league. They’ll come to Milan with clear heads and with nothing to lose. Continue reading

Spalletti rues Inter’s inability to make dominance count


Luciano Spalletti spoke to the media in the aftermath of Inter’s disappointing goalless draw with Udinese this evening. The 60-year-old Tuscan was clearly frustrated by his side’s lack of killer instinct, despite creating a number of good chances throughout the match. Here is what he had to say: Continue reading

Nainggolan frustrated by Inter’s lack of killer instinct


Radja Nainggolan spoke to the media in the immediate aftermath of Inter’s disappointing goalless draw against Udinese. Here is what the Belgian, who is celebrating his 31st birthday today, had to say about the match: “We’ve dropped two important points here, it was a classic game in which the opponent sat deep and we weren’t able to get a goal. Continue reading

Škriniar fully focused on Inter’s clash with Udinese


Milan Škriniar spoke to DAZN ahead of tonight’s crucial Serie A match between Udinese and Inter at the Dacia Arena. Here is what the Slovak defender said to the broadcaster during an interview recorded earlier this week: “My future is here at Inter, I want to continue here. The fans often jokingly ask me to change my name but they’re used to it now.” Continue reading

Ranocchia delighted to pen Inter contract extension


Andrea Ranocchia spoke to Inter TV shortly after the club confirmed he has put pen to paper on a new contract that will see him remain a Nerazzurri player for another two seasons. Here is what he had to say: “In two years’ time, I would’ve spent 11 years with the club. It’s been a long time spent here and I’m really pleased because it’s a family to me. Continue reading

Spalletti expecting tough match against relegation-threatened Udinese


Luciano Spalletti held his traditional press conference ahead of tonight’s crucial Serie A match against Udinese, as the race to secure a place in next season’s UEFA Champions League group stage reaches boiling point. Here is what the 60-year-old Tuscan said to the journalists who gathered at the Suning Training Centre yesterday afternoon: Continue reading

Serie A Injury and Suspension Report – Round 35


Juventus: Paulo Dybala (quad), Douglas Costa (calf), Mario Mandzukic (knee) and Rodrigo Bentancur (thigh) remain on the shelf and have been joined by Daniele Rugani and Alex Sandro due to new thigh injuries. Martin Caceres has recovered. Emre Can was removed late from the squad list due to a muscular ailment.

Napoli: Lorenzo Insigne and Allan have both recuperated. Nikola Maksimovic (toe) and Amadou Diawara (foot) stay sidelined.

Inter: Matias Vecino has been ruled out due to a thigh contracture.  Continue reading

Serie A Fantasy Predictions – Round 35


Juventus-Torino: the Bianconeri have no more achievements to pursue in Serie A, but they still showed up at San Siro last week and equalized in the second half after a poor start. They have yet to drop one at home. The Granata continue to be in the hunt not only for a Europa League berth: the fourth spot is four points away. They have defeated Milan and Genoa in their last two contests and have lost just once in the past 14. Cristiano Ronaldo scored last week and Miralem Pjanic has contributed with two assists recently. Federico Bernardeschi and Moise Kean are alternating next to the Portuguese ace, but neither is in supreme form, while Juan Cuadrado is starting to look sprier and Joao Cancelo is coming back on too. Continue reading

Marotta insists there is no need to revolutionise Inter


“Over the past years, I experienced a lot of success in Turin but a cycle came t and end and another one has started. My aim now is to win as much as possible at Inter, this is what’s nice in football. Now, I totally identify with these colours, these fans and this club which has placed a lot of faith in me. We are obliged to qualify for the Champions League next season, that’s the minimum aim for a club with this history. There won’t be any major upheaval, Inter must always aim for the best, regardless of how this season ends and I obviously hope that it ends positively.” Continue reading