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Inter Coach Luciano Spalletti says “we’ve dreamed of playing games like this” ahead of the Champions League showdown with PSV. The Nerazzurri can qualify for the Last 16 with a win tomorrow, but only if Tottenham don’t beat Barcelona at Camp Nou. Inter must simply better the English side’s result, as Spurs hold the head-to-head [...]

Luciano Spalletti claims catching Juventus ‘is in Inter’s hands’, starting with the Derby d’Italia on Friday. The match kicks off tomorrow at 19:45 GMT – click here for a preview. “They’ll lose if they only think about stopping us,” he said at a Press conference. “We play to beat every team, but I believe it [...]

Spalletti Press Conference : Inter v Frosinone

Finally, Serie A action returns this week after the international break and from his comments it is clear that Inter boss Luciano Spalletti is still upset with Inter’s 4-1 mauling by Atalanta last time out: “It’s an important game but it’s not easier than the others,” he said. “The game tomorrow is the first of [...]

Luciano Spalletti admired another Inter comeback through Mauro Icardi, even though Barcelona “are remarkable” in possession. Malcom eventually found the breakthrough after numerous chances for the visitors and 60 per cent possession, but Mauro Icardi snatched a point at San Siro. “It seemed as if the game was going to end 0-0, then there was [...]

Spalletti Not Overawed By Barcelona Visit

Luciano Spalletti confirms Radja Nainggolan could play for Inter against Barcelona tomorrow, and assures “we can play against anyone”. The Nerazzurri face the Catalans at San Siro tomorrow, and will all-but confirm their place in the Last 16 of the Champions League with a win. “We’ve always said we can play against anyone, and that [...]

Spalletti Praises Inter’s Squad Players

Luciano Spalletti praised his Inter unsung heroes, like Roberto Gagliardini, Joao Mario and Dalbert, after a 5-0 victory over Genoa. The Nerazzurri have won seven Serie A rounds in a row and flattened Genoa 5-0 at San Siro with a Gagliardini brace, Matteo Politano, Joao Mario and Radja Nainggolan. “We must always start from scratch [...]

Luciano Spalletti explained his choices and said the 3-0 victory away to Lazio shows Inter’s renewed ambition, but “we had one decent half.” Mauro Icardi bagged a brace at the Stadio Olimpico for their sixth consecutive Serie A win, allowing them to catch Napoli in second place. “The performance is the fundamental thing. We have [...]

Spalletti: ‘We Will Attack Lazio’

Luciano Spalletti gave an injury update on Radja Nainggolan and urged Inter to be “less passive” against Lazio tonight. The Nerazzurri had won seven in a row in all competition, but were beaten 2-0 by Barcelona at Camp Nou in the Champions League midweek. “What we really wanted to focus on was not being as [...]

Luciano Spalletti criticised Inter’s passive approach as they lost 2-0 at Barcelona in Group B of the Champions League. Inter struggled to get a foothold in Wednesday’s contest at Camp Nou despite Barca captain Lionel Messi’s absence due to a fractured arm. Rafinha, who was on loan at Inter last season, gave Barca a first-half [...]

Spalletti: ‘Barca Will Miss Messi’

Luciano Spalletti concedes “it probably would’ve been a stronger Barcelona with Lionel Messi, but this is the game Inter were dreaming of and where we must prove ourselves.” The Champions League clash kicks off on Wednesday at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT). Messi has been ruled out of both group games against Inter, as he [...]