Inter Milan are desperate for the best of the best managers in European football.
There have been rumours that the club is chasing Italian Antonio Conte. Conte recently lifted the Premier League title with Chelsea and it seems he would want to defend the title next season, despite claims of him being unsettled in England.
Reports in Italy say Inter have turned their focus to Spurs’ manager Mauricio Pochettino. The 45-year old Argentine has been impressive at White Hart Lane. He has gotten a youthful side, with a decent budget, that have been serious contenders for the Premier League for two years now.
There are reports that Pochettino has a buy-out clause in his contract of £4.2 million. Inter want to offer him £8.5 million per year if he agrees to the move.
The manager has insisted that he remains focused on achieving something with Spurs. He has avoided being drawn on various speculations over his future. He is set to remain with the London club until 2021. He agreed new terms last year. Continue reading INTER MILAN WANT POCHETTINO
Inter Milan might have interfered with Chelsea’s plans to force manager Antonio Conte to commit to a new deal. Inter are planning to heavily influence the Italian coach to return home after one successful season in England.
The former Juventus coach does not want to commit to a new deal until Chelsea are official winner of the Premier League this term. He has delayed talks of a new deal, using the excuse that he does not want the distractions that come with it.
Chelsea are hoping the last two months of the Premier League go as planned. It so, it would see Conte lift the Premier League in his first year in charge. There is also the FA Cup which Chelsea are favourites though there are threats in Man City, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur. Conte could really do the double in his first year.
The Stamford Bridge management believes they have the season in the bag so they seem to be planning ahead. Hence, pressuring Conte to promise to spend more time at the club. Continue reading MILAN WANT CONTE THIS SUMMER
Italian outfit Inter Milan are set to land Nigerian player John Obi Mikel from Chelsea FC, reports say.
The wantaway player has enjoyed a decent amount of success at the London club and is set to finally leave the club. Mikel enjoyed a fairly good season in the last campaign, especially with interim boss Guud Hiddink at the helms of affairs after former coach Jose Mourinho was sacked.
The Dutchman used the player, branding him as “ideal.” He reinstated the player in the first team, helping the player make 33 appearances in all competitions for the club. With new manager, Antonio Conte bringing in new ideas and formation, Mikel has been tagged non critical. Tutto Merceto Web claims that Inter Milam are prepared to offer 5 million Pounds for the veteran player.
The 29-year old would likely accept the offer as his services is likely excessive to the plans the manager is cooking. The Serie A club is likely to face competition for long term admirers of the player Turkish giant, Besiktas. Mikel’s agent Mesrun Izzet made revelations this month that the player could play in turkey in the forthcoming campaign.
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Italian giants, FC Internazionale Milano have kept alive their hopes of finishing in the top three in Serie A with a 3-1 home victory against Udinese over the weekend.
Cyril Thereau stunned the San Siro by putting the visitors ahead early on, but the brace from Stevan Jovetic turned the game on its head and Eder added a third goal in injury time. Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic produced a brilliant save to deny Duvan Zapata and preserve his side’s advantage after losing their previous game to Genoa.
Thereau who just reached 33 years, opened the scoring after nine minutes. Emmanuel Badu matched a pass from inside the centre circle and Thereau took it brilliantly, striking the ball first time
on the volley from just inside the penalty area as it dropped over his shoulder. Inter Milan responded well and Udinese keeper Orestis Karnezis had to push away a fierce shot from 23-year old midfielder, Geoffrey Kondogbia. Continue reading INTER MILAN TO LIKELY FINISH IN TOP THREE IN THE SERIE A