Inter defender Milan Skriniar admitted the Nerazzurri did not even imagine to be this far clear at the top of the Serie A table in the race for the Scudetto.
are currently sitting at the top of the Serie A table with an 11-point lead over the city rivalsAC Milan
with still eight games to go.
, who has been an integral part of
’s defense, said they did not expect to have this lead at this stage of the season.
“We would never have thought of having this advantage with eight games left,”
Skriniar told Sky Sport Italia.
“But we are working to get as high as possible.
“We train every day with great joy and a great attitude. Every day we know we can improve and do better and better.”
Skriniar was asked if Antonio Conte had given the team any particular advice for their title run-in.
“He tells us every day that we have to work, train every time without looking at how many games we have left,” Skriniar added. “We just have to work at each training session, thinking about the next opponent without calculating.”
Despite the success in the League, Inter were crashed out of Champions League and Coppa Italia.
“The elimination from the Champions League has given us a little more strength,”
“It allowed us to unite even more.
“Now, we are reaping the rewards of the work we have done in a year and a half. We are happy and proud of this, and we want it to continue.”