Thursday February 7 2019
Vieri: Inter top in two years!

Christian Vieri believes Inter will close much of the gap between themselves and Juventus ‘in a couple of years’.

Inter had been billed to become Juve’s biggest challengers in the Scudetto race this season, but they already lag 20 points behind the Bianconeri.

Nonetheless, Vieri told Gazzetta dello Sport: “I believe that in a couple of years, Inter can close a large part of the current gap.

“Besides they’re still third. In this year-and-a half with Spalletti, Inter have changed a lot in a positive way and are more solid than in recent years.

“Unfortunately, in Italy we think Inter and Milan must always have the strength to win the Scudetto.”

The former Nerazzurri striker then had his say on Milan new boy Krzysztof Piatek, Cristiano Ronaldo and another of his old clubs, Juve.

“I really like Piatek. He goes deep, splits the opposing line of defence and runs the attack all by himself. He’s someone who hurts you, always,” he added.

“When a similar alien [Ronaldo] chooses you, it means the club are doing things in the best way. It’s a show of strength.

“Juve against Atletico Madrid will be like a Final.”

Finally, what does the ex-Italy hitman think about the national team?

“Fortunately, there’s Mancini…”

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