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‘Calhanoglu is doing what we signed him for’ – Simone Inzaghi

Wed 28 July 2021 | 22:10

Inter manager Simone Inzaghi has said Hakan Calhanoglu is doing what he expects from him after the Turkish midfielder scored one goal and provided three assists in their 6-0 victory over Crotone.

Inter

continued warming up for the new Serie A season with a 6-0 friendly win over

Crotone

on Wednesday.

“I am satisfied, the team played a very good game after three weeks of intensive training,”

the coach told Inter TV

.

The former

AC Milan

midfielder showed brilliant performance in the first half, providing assists to

Martin Satriano

and

Federico Dimarco

before scoring his own goal.

After the break,

Calhanoglu

set up another goal for

Andrea Pinamonti

before

Stefano Sensi

and

Marcelo Brozovic

completed the route.

“Calhanoglu is doing what we signed him for, and he did very well today, as did all his teammates. We immediately got the measure of our opponents and developed our forward play effectively.”

Ivan Perisic and Matias Vecino have returned to team training, while

Lautaro Martinez

,

Nicolò Barella

, and

Alessandro Bastoni

will return on Monday after winning the Copa America and UEFA EURO 2020 respectively.

Romelu Lukaku

had his pre-season debut off the bench today and set up the last goal for Brozovic in the 65th minute of the game.


source: SportMob