Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti is hoping that his sides recent Champions League victory over Lille will be enough to get the 2010 European winners back to winning ways in the league.
Inter have had a terrible start to the season which sees them lying only 1 point above the relegation zone in the Serie A. The Nerazzurri have failed to click in attack and many believe it has to do with the sale of striker Samuel Eto’o amongst other factors.
Inter go into the weekend fixture against Chievo Verona against pressure knowing that anything other than a win could see them fall into the relegation zone.In an interview with Inter’s official website, Moratti emphasized Inter’s need to win Sunday’s fixture.
“After the Champions League, we can now focus on the League at home,” Moratti said. “Tuesday’s win was an important and necessary one.
“Now we have to find some more confidence so that we can continue to do well in Europe and start putting some points on the board in the league. I think all this side needs is to get its confidence back and then we’ll start winning.”
Meanwhile, longstanding captain Javier Zanetti has said that the club is still interested in signing Lille youngster Eden Harzard. According Zanetti, the youngster has long been a target of Moratti with the president having shown interest in him as early as May.
“He is a player who I like a lot and I know the club [Inter] are tracking him,” Zanetti said. “In my opinion, he is on the right level to continue his career at Inter.”
Talking about transfers, city rivals Milan are also keen on signing Juventus Captain Alessandro Del Piero. If these reports could are true, then Del Piero could be a Rossonerri next summer.
Del Piero is a player i greatly admire and the thought of him joining Milan although far fetched, will not do anything to improve the club’s fortunes as much as it will boost Del Piero’s status. Simply put, Milan do not have much to gain as Del Piero will have from this arrangement.
Galliani’s words show that this is not just another rumour.
“Is it never too late? I have learned to define players as talented or mediocre, not young or old,” he told Sky Sport Italia. “I always prefer a talent to a youngster.
“After all, many of our stars like Paolo Maldini and Billy Costacurta retired at 40. Pippo Inzaghi is 38 and still playing for us.”
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