Sunday March 6 2016
Icardi: 'Have faith in Inter'

Mauro Icardi said Inter “deserve faith” after their 3-1 victory over Palermo and have not been reborn.

The Nerazzurri climbed to within two points of Fiorentina in fourth place and five of Roma in third.

“We put in a great performance, now we have to focus on the next game, because Roma are still far away,” the striker told Mediaset Premium and Sky Sport Italia.

Have Inter been reborn since their midweek Coppa Italia 3-0 win over Juventus?

“It’s not a new Inter. We already knew at the start of the season what we could achieve. This team deserves faith.”

After the Coppa Italia game Icardi sent a tweet snapping at “people who still say this team has no balls.” As it was Inter director Piero Ausilio who used that exact phrase before the match, was the message aimed at him?

“It was aimed at everyone. The papers claimed I was criticising Ausilio and stirred up trouble. Every time people told us to show some balls, this was my response.

“I’ve always said I want to do big things here and stay here for a long time. Today we created many chances and could’ve had a few more goals.”

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