Wednesday April 7 2021
Lautaro: 'Grown mentally and tactically with Conte'

Lautaro Martinez has ‘grown mentally and tactically’ with Antonio Conte and said it’s a ‘dream’ to be at Inter, as they go 11 points clear.

The Argentina international sealed the 2-1 victory over Sassuolo, after Romelu Lukaku’s opener, while Junior Hamed Traore got a late consolation.

“It was a very important game for us to increase the gap at the top of the table. We talked as a team at the midway stage of the season, now we are doing everything the coach asks,” Lautaro Martinez told DAZN.

“We have to think about the present. We are there because we are Inter and we work hard all week. We’re happy to be there, but must continue.

“There will be another game on Sunday and we’ve got to keep going.”

This was Lautaro’s 15th goal of the season, a new personal best.

“It’s a dream for me to be here, in a big club. I always try to improve and I know that I have to continue getting stronger. I have the faith of my teammates and staff, so I must repay that on the field.

“I have grown with Conte, mentally and tactically. I thank him and my teammates. I also want to congratulate Sassuolo, because they had so much possession today and played really well.”