Mon 14 December 2020 | 10:57

‘Milan brave to appoint Conte, he has a difficult character’ – Moratti

Massimo Moratti, who was Inter’s former President, commented on the Nerazzurri’s ‘brave’ action in assigning Antonio Conte the role, revealing that the coach can have a ‘difficult character.’




with a thumping 3-1 result, coming strong after

Champions League

elimination and focusing all their concentration on a chance to win the

Serie A

, according to Moratti.

The elimination was a great disappointment,”

Moratti said. “

It wasn’t an easy group at the end, but more could have been done


Now, there’s the possibility in the championship, where the Nerazzurri are expressing themselves well, so I think Conte and his team will focus on Serie A



are title holders and lead the table three points ahead of Inter and Moratti hails Inter’s rivals.

Milan are playing very well. Even last night, they expressed themselves well. They had one of those particular matches that can happen,

” he said.

At the moment, they’re without [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic and when he’s not on the pitch, you can tell how valuable he is


Former Inter President then changed the topic to

Christian Eriksen

and how the midfielder may leave the club in January.

When you see that some players don’t have what it takes to allow them to aim for important goals, it’s normal to change to try and put them in a position to play in teams more to their height.

“Nobody expected such a performance [from Eriksen], but he plays little and it’s difficult to judge him. [Antonio] Conte doesn’t let him play much and will have his motivations, but if this is to be the case, it’s useless to continue together


Moratti also commented on coach Antonio Conte: “

Conte cares a lot about the team and everything he does, but he has a very difficult character,” Moratti added.

“It was a brave choice to take him and it had risks. I believe what should distinguish Inter from Juventus is this great desire to win.

“Otherwise, you won’t win anything


source: SportMob

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