Massimo Moratti has admitted that ‘every now and then’ he thinks of a player he’d like to sign for Inter, but that he only offers advice now.
Moratti’s 18 years as Nerazzurro President was peppered with extravagant moves in the transfer window, but now as honorary President and minority shareholder in Erick Thohir’s first summer market, he admits he is having to take a backseat.
“Every now and then I think: ‘I would like to sign this player’, but now these things do not concern me. I can give my suggestions here and there…
“M’Vila? The midfielder from Rubin, right? I do not know him well…
“I’m very curious to see how Kovacic will turn out. Then, I expect a few surprises, as there always are.
“Thohir refinancing the club’s debt? I think it is very positive that Inter can now guarantee itself. It means having a commitment but also a way to put the club in a position, for years to come, of strength and autonomy.”
Moratti’s former Coach at San Siro, Andrea Stramaccioni, is back in work at Udinese for the new season.
“I am happy that he has found a place at Udinese. Here at Inter he had a certain experience.
“I am also happy that with him there is Stankovic, an amazing guy, who has always shown great enthusiasm.”