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Seven years ago today, Inter named Gian Piero Gasperini as its new manager. A move I was not in favor of at the time, and it turned out rightly so. Despite Inter president Massimo Moratti stating that: “On Gasperini I can guarantee,” he said. “He’s a good one, who knows football, absolutely not a second [...]

Exactly 12 months ago I wrote this post. To some degree the fact that Suning has been restricted from making a superstar signing has been beneficial. Under Walter Sabatini’s guidance Inter instead made some purchases over the two Mercato’s to fill in some holes in the team; namely at fullback and center back. Now Piero [...]

Former Inter President Massimo Moratti believes that it’s possible” to compete for the Scudetto next season, but only if Inter strengthen the squad this summer. Moratti started the interview by talking to calciomercato.com about the last day win in Rome: “It was a thrilling end and for this reason it was even more enjoyable. Now [...]

Massimo Moratti has hailed the Inter squad for ‘reviving the spirit’ of the club after their return to the Champions League. Inter ended a seven-year absence from the Champions League on Sunday as they pulled off a dramatic 3-2 victory over Lazio, prompting Moratti to shower praise on Coach Luciano Spalletti and his players. “It [...]

Moratti Says Referees Favor Juventus

Former Inter President Massimo Moratti calls Juventus “the strongest and most complete team in Italy”, but insists they get “sympathy” from referees. The Bianconeri have won the Scudetto for the seventh season in a row, and the former patron was asked about their dominance of Italian football. “Juventus are the strongest and most complete team [...]

Massimo Moratti has advised Inter against replacing Coach Luciano Spalletti, despite failing to qualify for the Champions League. The Nerazzurri’s chances of finishing in the top four are now very slim, as the gap from Roma and Lazio opened up to four points with three rounds left. “Lazio and Roma had more consistency throughout the [...]

Moratti: Inter Need To Buy In January

Massimo Moratti urged Inter to sign “a new centre-back and striker” in the January transfer window, but won’t buy back into the club. The former President no longer owns shares in the club, but remains actively involved in supporting and advising Suning Group. “I am very optimistic for the future of Inter, as the loss [...]

Massimo Moratti Dreaming Of Another Scudetto

Former Inter President Massimo Moratti believes “it’s not utopian” to dream of the Scudetto. The Nerazzurri are still unbeaten in Serie A, and after beating Atalanta 2-0 at the weekend, they are in second place, two points behind Napoli. “The Scudetto? It’s not utopian,” Moratti told reporters outside the Sport Movies and TV event. “For [...]

Moratti On Spalletti, Mancini and Mourinho

Interviewed exclusively by Sportitalia, former Inter president Massimo Moratti discussed several things including Inter’s start to the season plus the difference between Spalletti, Mancini and Mourinho “I think Inter is well off because of the coach and the good players there are. Now you have to keep this continuity; that is the easiest thing, without [...]

Moratti Talks About Thohir’s Shares

When the story broke in Italy and Asia last week that former Inter patron Massimo Moratti was going to buy out-going president Erick Thohir’s shares in the club, the news raised more than a few eyebrows. Why would Moratti want to buy back into Inter so soon after selling the club, and what does that [...]