Mateo Kovacic hopes his Europa League hat-trick can be “the start of a new era” for him at Inter.
The Croatian had never previously found the net for the Nerazzurri, but bagged three in tonight’s 6-0 play-off win over Stjarnan.
“I am angry because the goals did not arrive earlier,” he told Sport Mediaset.
“I think this season I will become stronger with the Coach and the team helping me. Is it the start of a new era? I hope so!
“The Coach always tells me to go into the box, tonight I managed it and scored. I am happy.”
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