INTER NEWS

Mauro Icardi will be available to face Atalanta after pulling out of international duty with Argentina due to a knee injury, confirmed Inter medics.
Inter Vice-President Javier Zanetti says “the players are aware of their own strength” now and “it’s thanks to the great work of Luciano Spalletti”.
Reports in Portugal suggest Gabriel Barbosa has rejected a January move to Jiangsu Suning, despite Inter wanting to swap him for Ramires.
Claudio Ranieri believes “the climb has begun” for Italian football, and his Nantes are “a team to be discovered”.
Liam Brady looked back over his time at Sampdoria, a difficult departure from Juventus, Trevor Francis and Roberto Mancini. “Those were good times.”
Mauro Icardi spilled the beans on why he left Barcelona for Sampdoria, his Inter hat-trick in the Milan Derby, favourite victims Juventus and being a ‘chav.’
Andrea Pirlo sent a thank you message to football fans after hanging up his boots. “I would never have imagined” such a response.
Italy tested the 3-5-2 formation again, as Eder and Simone Zaza battle to partner Ciro Immobile against Sweden, dropping Lorenzo Insigne.
Milan Skriniar says Inter Coach Luciano Spalletti is “tough, but very good”, and jokes fans wanted him to change his first name.
Lionel Messi insists he never blocked Inter captain Mauro Icardi from the Argentina squad - “it’s a lie, I don’t run the national team”.
Today is the 75th birthday of Inter legend Sandro Mazzola, a European Championship winner with Italy.
Joao Mario admits “I’d like to play more” and “will see” whether or not he stays at Inter in January.
Roberto Mancini says “I’d be ready” if the Italy job became available and is backing Inter for the Scudetto.
Santos have confirmed that they will hold talks with Inter next week, where Gabriel Barbosa will ‘definitely’ come under discussion.
Serie A has announced its winter dates for this season, with matches spanning across Christmas and New Year.
The dates for the Coppa Italia round of 16 and quarter-finals have been released by the Lega Serie A.
Walter Mazzarri’s agent describes rumours linking his client to the Milan job as ‘fantasy.’
Hernanes complains Juventus played him too deep in “a role I don’t like” after he had “done really well” at Inter.
Inter have confirmed that Mauro Icardi will train separately for “four or five days” after a knee injury.
Luca Toni admits “the regret of my career” was spending just six months with Roma.