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Wednesday October 4 2017
Cordoba: 'It's Spalletti's Inter'

Ivan Cordoba is impressed by the start of the season at Inter and believes “there’s a lot of Luciano Spalletti” in their performances.

The Nerazzurri only dropped points in one game, their 1-1 draw with Bologna, and are currently joint second in Serie A alongside Juventus.

“You can use the word ‘surprising’ with regards to this Inter side,” former defender Cordoba told Mediaset Premium.

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Saturday September 23 2017
Centre-back shortage at San Siro

There is a lack of decent coverage for centre-backs at both Milan and Inter this season, writes Richard Hall.

Just because something is much better than it used to be, doesn’t mean it is perfect. Just because it isn’t perfect, doesn’t make it bad either. The problem with things that work and could be better, is that there is normally something more pressing to deal with and thus it gets ignored.

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Tuesday September 5 2017
Miranda given all-clear

Inter have given Joao Miranda the all-clear to resume training after a head injury when playing for Brazil.

The defender was in an accidental collision with goalkeeper Alisson Becker during a World Cup qualifier against Ecuador.

He was sent home after Brazilian medics confirmed he had memory gaps following the incident, failing to remember the opponents or the scoreline.

However, Miranda was given various tests today and been given the all-clear to resume training from tomorrow.

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Tuesday September 5 2017
Inter plan Perisic, Miranda renewals

Inter are reportedly planning to renew the contracts of Joao Miranda and Ivan Perisic.

The Nerazzurri had to fight off interest from Manchester United to keep Perisic this summer, and it was reported at the time that he would be rewarded with a new contract.

Today calciomercato.com reports that new deals are in the pipeline for him and Miranda, whose contract expires at the end of this season.

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Saturday September 2 2017
Brazil call Alex Sandro

Juventus full-back Alex Sandro has been called up for Brazil after an injury to Inter defender Joao Miranda and Marcelo’s ban.

The Seleçao announced the changes to their squad ahead of the World Cup qualifier with Colombia.

Alex Sandro and Jemerson of Monaco have been added to the side.

Despite becoming one of the highest-prized left-backs in Europe, Alex Sandro only has seven senior caps for Brazil.

The most recent appearance was in a 4-0 friendly win over Australia in June, but that ended a four-year drought.

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Thursday August 10 2017
Alisson and Miranda in Brazil squad

Roma goalkeeper Alisson and Inter defender Joao Miranda are called up for Brazil’s World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Colombia.

They are the only two Serie A representatives in the squad named by Coach Tite.

The Seleçao face Ecuador on August 31 in Porto Alegre and Colombia on September 5 in Baranquilla.

Neymar gets his first cap since moving to Paris Saint-Germain and buying out his Barcelona contract for a world record €222m.

GK: Alisson (Roma), Cassio (Corinthians), Ederson (Manchester City)

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Saturday July 29 2017
Miranda: 'Inter play well with Spalletti'

Joao Miranda praised new Inter Coach Luciano Spalletti after beating Chelsea 2-1. “We play well now and control the game.”

The Nerazzurri won the Singapore section of the International Champions Cup thanks to victories over Lyon, Bayern Munich and Antonio Conte’s Chelsea.

“It’s a good sensation and winning is always important,” the defender told Mediaset Premium.

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Thursday July 6 2017
‘Inter want CL return’

Inter defender Miranda calls Luciano Spalletti “a good Coach” and confirms “the goal is to return to the Champions League”.

The Nerazzurri finished seventh last season after a chaotic campaign which saw Roberto Mancini take pre-season, before Frank de Boer, Stefano Pioli and Stefano Vecchi sat on the bench.

Now the Beneamata have turned to Luciano Spalletti to turn their fortunes around, with the first day of pre-season held today in Dimaro.

“The first training session went well,” Miranda told Inter Channel.

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Wednesday April 5 2017
Quagliarella: 'Miranda made me mad'

Fabio Quagliarella reveals the turning point in the game against Inter was when Joao Miranda 'made him mad'.

The veteran striker scored a penalty to even the scores at San Siro, with his Sampdoria side going on to snatch a shock 2-1 victory.

After revealing his admiration for Coach Marco Giampaolo, the Neapolitan went on to discuss scoring a spot-kick past penalty saving expert Samir Handanovic.

"Samir is particularly big, he covers the goal well, Quagliarella told Il Secolo XIX.

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Wednesday March 22 2017
Miranda to captain Brazil

Inter defender Joao Miranda will wear the captain’s armband when Brazil take on Uruguay in tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier.

The centre-back has been chosen to be their captain in Montevideo.

The Seleçao have a tendency to rotate the armband around the squad to ensure everyone feels responsible for their success or failure.

Miranda had been captain for the first time in a 3-0 win over Ecuador in September 2016.

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