Inter Milan captain Andrea Ranocchia has called on the Serie A giants to appease long-suffering fans by dominating the derby against AC Milan on Sunday, when Lazio travel to leaders Juventus looking to cause an upset.
Angry Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini cancelled his players` day off and ordered them in for an early morning training session on Sunday after they were held to a 1-1 home draw by bottom-of-the-table Parma.
A debate over the eligibility of players born to Italians living outside the country has been reignited after criticism of coach Antonio Conte`s decision to draft South American-born players into the national side.
Roberto Mancini believes Italy`s Serie A needs to attract more international stars to help restore its former glories -- and the Inter Milan manager is still hopeful of starting the ball rolling by signing Yaya Toure in the close season.
Inter Milan president Erick Thohir has played down the prospect of missing out on Champions League riches and believes the struggling Serie A giants should strive to flourish on their reputation as a global brand.
Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini still believes his side can qualify for the Champions League next season even after their shock 1-0 home defeat against Torino on Sunday which he described as "cruel".
Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini hailed the "class" of Xherdan Shaqiri after the Swiss international scored his maiden goal on his full debut to help seal a place in the Italian Cup quarter-final with a 2-0 win over depleted Sampdoria.