Wednesday February 6 2013
Moratti hails ‘bright’ Stramaccioni

Inter President Massimo Moratti thinks Andrea Stramaccioni is the right Coach for a side with a future.

The Nerazzurri have struggled of late after picking up just six points from the last 21 on offer, but Moratti is remaining positive.

“I'm not saying it out of stubbornness, I think Stramaccioni is a bright Coach,” the oil baron commented. “He works to make things run smoothly and he suffers when things don't go well.

“Things aren't going terribly but nor are they going well, but the team, the players, need to know the fans believe in them.

“We're all there to fight, it's just a shame that as soon as things don't go as planned people get so negative.

“But we've got good players and the Coach is intelligent. Things can go well until a point but then something might go wrong, be it injuries, form or refereeing decisions.”

Inter spent the summer rebuilding and they made more changes during the January transfer session.

“We got what we needed in terms of quality,” Moratti noted. “Mateo Kovacic has huge potential.

“We're aiming to build something big, it wasn't easy to take the squad apart and rebuild it but we'll do so little by little.

“The project is on-going, we're all working to develop it. Recently we've landed just the players we wanted.

“I'm thinking about Juan Jesus who is exceeding expectations with his performances. We were patient with Fredy Guarin and now he's showing what a great player he is. Rodrigo Palacio is also performing excellently.

“Sometimes 30 per cent of the signings you make don't come off, but 70 per cent do.”