Former Inter defender believes that Conte and his team are under increasing pressure to win the league title in the current season.
have been unbeaten in their last five Serie A matches as
’s team sit second in the league behindAC Milan
. The Nerazzuri have collected 47 points from their 21 league matches and have serious chances to win the Scudetto for the first time since 2010. In an interview with the Italian newspaper
, former Inter defender
has spoken about Conte’s team and their title chances.
“As a team they are still the strongest, slightly superior to Inter but Milan are deservedly first. The Milanese don’t have champions like Bonucci, Chiellini and Ronaldo”
said Massimo Mauro.
"The title race this season is very much a three horse race between the big three in Italy and as things stand any of the three could win it.
"Milan play better, but Inter have the advantage of not making the cups” said the former defender when asked which of the two Milan clubs poise the greatest challenge to Juventus.
"With Inter only having the league left to play for the pressure is increasing on Conte and Inter to go on and win the title.
"It would be a sports drama, the excuse of the financial crisis does not hold up.
"They have to think only of the field, they train and play only for this until May and they can’t make mistakes” said Mauro about the possibility of Inter not winning the Scudetto this season."
Asked about the best full-backs in Serie A and the ones similar to himself, Mauro responded:
“Hakimi and Cuadrado are the best today. I was from other times, Cuadrado if he was slow like me, but he goes too fast. I was stiff and in fact I went from wing to play in the middle.”