Moratti: Inter closing in on Juve

Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti believes his team can close the gap on Juventus.

Last Updated: 04/09/13 at 13:13 Post Comment

Massimo Moratti: Fired a warning to Juve

Massimo Moratti: Fired a warning to Juve

Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti believes his team can close the gap on Juventus as they prepare to face the defending champions after the international break.

The Nerazzurri finished a dismal ninth in Serie A last season but, under the supervision of new boss Walter Mazzarri, they have won both their games this campaign.

Juventus too have won their opening two matches and, along with Inter, sit among a group of five teams with a 100 per cent record.

The teams will meet after the international break at San Siro and Moratti, while hopeful Inter can challenge Juve, did not hide his admiration for the Turin side who beat Lazio 4-1 at the weekend.

In quotes in Corriere dello Sport, Moratti said: "Last Saturday Juve played a crazy game and gave a great show of force.

"I think there is a gap between the two teams that Juventus has constructed in recent years.

"In time, however, I believe we can fill the gap."

Mazzarri joined Inter following four years at Napoli, leading them to second place last season.

Moratti pointed to the manager's strength and reliability, saying: "We chose him because he is a rock, he is our certainty, our strong point who has the support of everybody.

"We could have had other choices that seemed new, bold and fun but instead we were right to go to a concrete person, humble, who listens to the players and the environment and tries to understand them without losing the strength of his ideas and his work.

"The fact that he was a hard worker and had a lot of experience has allowed me to realise that he was the right person to be our point of reference from the sporting point of view."


Sky Bet Free Bet Club: £10 free bet - £5 free every week


Bet £10 Get £30

Daily Offers And Promotions. Join Now & Bet £10 and Get a £30 Free Bet

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

O

K FIFA we're done, you can ban us now

jimmyjazz
Barcelona transfer ban upheld

A

h Daniel. I could spend hours on this subject putting the world to rights. You can even take a step back and ask why football fans (and society in general) have this need to know that something will happen before it actually does. There are times this important, when it comes to things like war, food production and natural disasters. A man you've never met changing his job? Not so much.

ajsr1982
Time To Burst The ITK Bubble

G

reat article. Hits the nail on the head. Encapsulates why I don't read tabloid newspapers anymore. The only thing worse is the 'told you so first' headline when they get lucky.

ianonabeach
Time To Burst The ITK Bubble

Footer 365

Transfer News: Bruce confirms Hull are eying Vincent Aboubakar

Hull City manager Steve Bruce has revealed the club are considering a move for Lorient forward Vincent Aboubakar.

Premier League: Edin Dzeko signs new four-year Manchester City deal

Edin Dzeko has signed a new four-year contract with Manchester City.

Champions League: Callum McGregor on target in Celtic draw

Celtic claimed a 1-1 draw with Maribor in Slovenia in the first leg of their Champions League play-off clash.

Mail Box

So Long And Good Luck To Nani

A Mailbox that offers best wishes to a departing hero, defends Olivier Giroud, tells us to steady on over Calum Chambers and makes some amusing predictions...

Mailbox: Feeling Sorry For Poor TC23

If there's one loser in all the machinations at Man United, it's poor TC23. We have mercifully few mails on United, but lots on Arsenal and in particular Olivier Giroud...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property