Inter chief Massimo Moratti has rubbished similarities between Jose Mourinho’s Nerazzurri and the present side.
“No, there are no comparisons to be made,” Moratti, who is soon set to sell the club to Erick Thohir, stated outside of his Milan offices today.
“This is a team with character that has players with self respect who want to show – with everything they've got, all the training they do – what they can do on the pitch.”
The San Siro giants have made a fine start to the season under new boss Walter Mazzarri. The 2-1 win over Fiorentina last night means they are now second thanks to 13 points from 15 available.
“The Scudetto? Listen, if you say that to me every game and then when we lose...” Moratti continued. “No, we're at the start, we'll try to do well one game at a time.”
The oil baron then singled out Esteban Cambiasso, Jonathan and Ricky Alvarez for praise given their starts to 2013-14.
“Cambiasso was decisive last night. He drove the team on and scored. He did everything a player can do, I'm happy for him and his family, given that he was celebrating a new baby.
“I'm also really happy for Jonathan and Alvarez and the fact they're two very important figures for the club and team.”
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