Inter boss Gian Piero Gasperini is confident that his new side can challenge for honours next season – despite the doubts of Milan chief Adriano Galliani.
The latter believes that the Nerazzurri won't be as strong as they were last term when the new campaign kicks off.
"We'll do all that we can to make sure that he is wrong," Gasperini stated on Monday afternoon.
"We can immediately be as competitive as the side was in the last campaign, a team that despite injuries still won trophies."
Gasperini was appointed recently following the departure of Leonardo and there is great debate as to how the Nerazzurri will line up given his 3-4-3 tendencies.
"This team is one that is capable of playing in a number of different systems," added the ex-Crotone and Genoa tactician.
"We have the players to use four at the back, but we'll also try with a three. We'll test out everything."
Turning to matters further up the field, the tactician was then asked whether he could select a trident of Samuel Eto'o, Giampaolo Pazzini and Diego Milito.
"It depends," responded Gasperini. "However, all important sides like ours can be fielded in a variety of ways."
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