Friday September 16 2011
Inter squad stand by Gasp

Captain Javer Zanetti insists that boss Gian Piero Gasperini has the full backing of the Inter squad.

Gasperini's position with the Nerazzurri is on the line after a dreadful start to the season, but Zanetti has belief in the work of the former Genoa boss.

"Of course we have faith in him," the Argentine told Inter Channel. "Actually, we're ready to stand even more by his side.

"It's his first season with us and we have to help him, to give him a hand, because these moments can occur and we need to come out of them together.

"My teammates and I never stop trying to give our best, I can assure you of that. There can be certain matches in which things don't go your way, but that's part of football.

"But no one can dispute the commitment that this team has."

Inter lost 4-3 at Palermo last Sunday before their shock 1-0 home loss to Trabzonspor on Wednesday evening.

"We all would have wanted to begin with a win, but let's not forget that it was only the first match of the Champions League," Zanetti added. "Anything is still possible.

"The defeat wasn't deserved, that's true. But that's just the way things went on the pitch and we have to take note of it.

"Now there's nothing to do but work and correct the things that need attention, so we don't repeat the same errors again.

"I understand that the fans could be puzzled, because this team has been winning trophies for years now.

"But we need to remain calm and not let outside influences get the better of us."

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