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A wide ranging interview with Inter legend Javier Zanetti on Corriere TV that covered many different aspects of his special relationship with the Nerazzurri colours. What I thought was the most insightful part of the interview was Zanetti’s comments about this season and why he thinks it was a step towards a great future “Inter [...]

European football will be returning to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza next season as Roma’s win against Napoli on Monday not only handed Juventus another Scudetto but almost 100% guaranteed that Inter will not be playing in the Champions League. Instead the Nerazzurri will be playing in the Europa League. Milan’s loss to Hellas Verona means [...]

The hotly-anticipated rematch between old rivals Celtic and Inter in Glasgow tops the bill in the UEFA Europa League last 32, with the first legs to be played on Thursday evening. The clubs famously met in the 1967 European Cup final in Lisbon, when Celtic triumphed 2-1 to become the first British club to be [...]

Lukas Podolski has not been named in Inter Milan’s squad for the knockout stages of the Europa League as manager Roberto Mancini preferred Xherdan Shaqiri to the Germany international. According to UEFA’s Europa League regulations: “one player from the above quota of three who has been fielded in a UEFA club competition group stage match [...]

Inter v Celtic In Europa League

Inter Milan CEO Marco Fassone believes his side’s Europa League last 32 tie against Celtic will be a classic meeting of two traditional European giants. Inter will travel to Scotland for the first leg of their round of 32 tie of the Europa League before hosting the Scottish champions at the San Siro a week [...]

Javier Zanetti believes that Inter face a ‘difficult’ Europa League group following this afternoon’s draw. The Nerazzurri were handed clashes against French side Saint-Etienne, Dnipro of Ukraine and Azerbaijan side Qarabag. And the former defender, who is now on the board at San Siro, has admitted that his team will have to be at 100 [...]

Inter striker Diego Milito has insisted that his side can make the Europa League places come the end of the season. The Nerazzurri are currently sat in eighth place in Serie A, five points adrift of Roma in fifth. But the Argentine forward, who has been out since February with a knee injury, has claimed [...]

Not A Bad Draw For Inter In Europa League

Inter avoided some of the Europa League’s tricky ties by being placed in Group H, alongside Russia’s Rubin Kazan, Serbian outfit Partizan Belgrade and Neftchi Baku PFC from Azerbaijan. Inter should expect to win this group and progress to the knockout stages as groups winners. Inter previously met Rubin Kazan in the 2009/10 Champions League [...]

Inter v FC Vaslui In Europa League Playoffs

Inter have been drawn against Romanian side FC Vaslui in the Europa League playoffs. The first leg will be played at the Municipal Stadium on Thursday 23 August, before the return leg at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on Thursday 30 August=. Vaslui come into the Europa play-offs after losing their Champions League qualifier against Fenerbahce, [...]

Not a surprise to see that neither Julio Cesar or Giampaolo Pazzini have been included in Inter’s Europa League qualifying round squad. Both players are on their way out of Inter, and by leaving them out of the squad, they make them more attractive targets for Champions League sides. That is why the inclusion of [...]