Škriniar insists Inter deserve to be considered among the best

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During an interview with Sky Sport, Inter central defender Milan Škriniar spoke about a variety of issues including this weekend’s crucial Serie A match against Roma and his blossoming partnership with Stefan de Vrij at the heart of the Nerazzurri defence. Here is what he had to say: Continue reading

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

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

Spalletti confirms Icardi is not ready to face Lazio

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Luciano Spalletti held his traditional pre-match press conference ahead of Inter’s crucial Serie A match against Lazio tomorrow night. The Tuscan tactician spoke about a range of topics, including his decision not to include Mauro Icardi in his matchday squad to face the Biancocelesti. Here is what he said to the journalists who gathered at the Suning Training Centre: Continue reading

Why Marotta’s presence will ultimately bear fruit for Inter

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Inter CEO sport Beppe Marotta spoke from the stage at the ‘Il Foglio a San Siro’ convention held at San Siro earlier this week. He touched on a range of topics, including the possibility of the Nerazzurri moving into a new stadium alongside city neighbours AC Milan. Here is what he had to say: Continue reading

Spalletti battling for survival as Inter try to save face against Milan

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“The derby is always the derby, it makes you feel strong emotions even if I was even more motivated for games against Juventus. All of the wins against Milan were good, even the 4-0 which I spent on the bench. The Rossoneri have toughened up because Gattuso snarls on the bench and makes it look like they’re playing with 12. Piątek fights for every ball but he scores as part of the team thanks to everyone. Our guys will know what to do.” Those were the words of former Nerazzurri defender Marco Materazzi, who spoke to Inter TV about what it meant for him to feature in the Derby Milano during his playing career. Continue reading

Professional Inter display should set tone for Frankfurt and Milan

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“There aren’t many games left and every result is vital as we pursue our goals. Could this week be a turning point? I expect the team to adapt to every situation. As we’ve said before, a number of players allow us to always put out the best Inter team and that’s how it will be in the upcoming games. We need to understand what we have to do and where we need to go. At some points this season, we could have done better but we did very well at other points and the team has always shown that it has the desire to move forward.” Continue reading