Friday January 18 2013
Ranocchia: Totti is a true champion

Inter defender Andrea Ranocchia has conceded that the club's double-header with Roma will be a difficult challenge.

The Nerazzurri travel to Stadio Olimpico this Sunday to play Zdenek Zeman's side in Serie A, before meeting again in the Coppa Italia semi-finals next week.

And the 24-year-old has highlighted the threat posed by captain Francesco Totti.

“The Giallorossi have some good individuals,” he told Sky Sport Italia. “They are a good team, and they will be two difficult games.

“They are very strong in attack, and come forward with numbers.

“Roma will certainly make it difficult for us, Francesco Totti especially – he is a true champion.”