Inter's chief playmaker Wesley Sneijder has criticised Rafael Benitez for trying to change his position.
Benitez was sacked in December after demanding that the club make four or five new signings.
He has since complained about not being able to control some of his players or the club's medical staff.
Interviewed by Algemeen Dagblad, Sneijder said: "I got frustrated under Benitez… He wanted me to play as a striker.
"Leonardo works in the same way that Jose Mourinho did. I feel better now."
Inter have won eight of their 10 games since Benitez was dismissed.
Sneijder has also scored in his last three matches for club and country.