Inter striker Diego Milito has welcomed the appointment of Leonardo as the club's new tactician.
Leonardo was hired just before Christmas after Inter and Rafa Benitez agreed to a mutual termination.
The Brazilian Coach has been taking his first training sessions at Appiano Gentile and Milito claims he has already left a 'really big impression'.
"He is a great person who has given a very clear message," Milito explained.
"The team will back him and I hope that he can help us realise important objectives."
Asked how Inter will play under Leonardo, the Argentine said: "You'll have to ask him.
"He has certainly been clear. We all have the same chances. He will make the decisions.
"We are happy and training well. We hope to win already this Thursday against Napoli.
"The success in the Club World Cup has given us an added motivation to face what awaits us.
"First there is Napoli, but we will try to give our best and win all the other upcoming games.
"We need victories to close the gap at the top of the table.
"An important month awaits us. We must soon find the victories that we need to fight for the Scudetto and to do well in other competitions."