FLORENCE – Inter technical director Marco Branca was
interviewed by Sky Italia before this afternoon’s match between Fiorentina and
Inter at the Stadio Franchi. One of the topics he was quizzed on was
the chance of seeing certain ex-Nerazzurri players wearing Inter’s
colours again. "I can start by saying that the names you have given me are
players who have proven their talent both before and after leaving
this club, and if they left it had nothing to do with their ability
but was for other reasons. We know very well how good those players you
mentioned are but there were other reasons for their departure."
The Nerazzurri technical director also spoke about
Andrea Stramaccioni: "We are all really happy with
Stramaccioni; besides bringing in enthusiasm and shaking things
up, he’s also shown considerable talent. Everyone is satisfied with him."
Branca was also asked to comment on remarks made by Sulley Muntari in a recent
interview: "I don’t see myself in his words and
nor do the others who know me see any truth in them. I thought the interview was done in poor taste. I have a positive opinion of Muntari, he’s a
decent and generous person and I wish him all the best of luck. But you can’t spend your life denying things. There’s work to be
done and my professional dignity has always prompted me to be fair to everyone."