INTER NEWS

Javier Zanetti is convinced that Inter can still have a campaign to remember despite a troubled start.
Internazionale striker Diego Milito is hoping that the club’s fine form will survive the winter break.
Diego Forlan has thanked Claudio Ranieri for allowing him to fully recover from his injury whilst also finding positives from the long lay-off.
Inter have taken steps to release an official denial of reports this morning linking them with Zenit St Petersburg boss Luciano Spalletti.
Inter have reportedly already begun the process of securing a Coach for 2012-13 with indications abound that Luciano Spalletti is their first choice.
Inter’s Diego Milito is being linked with a move back to Argentine club Racing Club de Avellaneda and a potential link-up with brother Gabriel.
Inter general manager Ernesto Paolillo admits the club must qualify for the Champions League “or we’d have to further reduce our budget.”
Inter might baulk at the price-tag for Sao Paolo star Lucas, so they are turning their attention to Porto hero James Rodriguez.
President Andrea Agnelli is bullish going into 2012. “I want justice for Juventus. Fabio Capello’s side would’ve beaten the Treble-winning Inter 3-0.”
In his Christmas message to fans, Inter captain Javier Zanetti has spoken of the hope the team has in winning something in 2012.
Claudio Ranieri believes Inter’s youngsters need to be given time to grow. “It’s difficult here, as elsewhere the media is friendlier.”
Which clubs have earned the most points, scored the most goals and had the best defence in Serie A across the calendar year of 2011?
Diego Milito has dedicated his goal against Lecce to the Inter fans after he returned to the Serie A scoresheet.
Serse Cosmi can’t help but feel regret after Lecce threw away a lead against Inter. “We wasted too much.”
Claudio Ranieri says this is “the Christmas we wanted” as Inter go into fifth place with four consecutive victories.
Inter fought back from a shock early Lecce goal to get their fourth consecutive victory, although they hit the woodwork four times.
Inter have Diego Forlan back in the starting XI with Giampaolo Pazzini against Serse Cosmi’s third-choice Lecce goalkeeper.
Inter could sign Juan Manuel Vargas from Fiorentina in January, but his agent expects difficulties.
Chievo Verona will attempt to boost their squad with the services of Inter youngster Joel Obi, it is being suggested.
Italian giants Inter should be happy with finishing third this season, says former director Gabriele Oriali.