Saphir Taider feels Inter are laying the foundations for a successful future after putting their disappointing 2012-13 campaign behind them.
The outfit made a number of squad changes in the summer and brought in new boss Walter Mazzarri after last term’s ninth-placed finish in the top flight.
“I think we're doing well,” the midfielder told Inter Channel. “We're a new bunch of players and we youngsters are trying to learn from the more experienced guys.
“We're giving it everything and there's still a long way to go in the season, but we feel confident because we're working well.”
Inter are fourth in the standings and just two points behind the Champions League zone.
“We're having a good season, but we still have a lot of work to do.
“Serie A is a tough League and there's a long way to go. Sampdoria are up next and we have to work hard all week to make sure we're ready for Sunday.”
Midfielder Taider was brought in after a co-ownership deal was agreed with Bologna – the team who held Inter to a 1-1 draw on Sunday.
“It's a big thing to be playing for Inter. I'm pleased with how I've done so far, but there are lots of things I need to work on.
“Every day I try to follow what the Coach tells me to do. My teammates and I are all trying to put everything into it so that we can perform as well as possible.”
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