Claudio Ranieri feels tonight’s 5-0 demolition job on Parma was “the best Inter performance of my time here.”
The Nerazzurri notched up a fifth consecutive Serie A victory with Diego Milito bagging a brace, Thiago Motta, Giampaolo Pazzini and Marco Davide Faraoni on target.
“At the start the statistics were unavoidably bad, but now they are smiling at us. You can see these lads aren’t finished and want to put this season back on track,” said the Coach who replaced Gian Piero Gasperini.
“Where can we end up this year? I don’t know, only the results on the field can tell us that. I think this was the best Inter performance of my time here, as we were very concentrated and interpreted the game well.”
Ranieri believes the Nerazzurri have finally put the Jose Mourinho era behind them and are ready to move on.
“The Treble is there, it is in the history books, but doesn’t count for us anymore. All that matters is what we will do from here on in.”
Inter could even be back in the Scudetto race, as they go head-to-head with leaders Milan in the derby next Sunday.
“We are in good shape to face Milan, as the break allowed our players to recharge their batteries. I hope both Wesley Sneijder and Diego Forlan can recover in time for the game, as they can be our best ‘new buys’ of 2012, although they also have to settle into the mentality the team has adopted in the last few months.”