MILAN – "Beyond the points, which get counted at the end of the year, what we really need today is a victory; for
morale, to restore confidence and to make it clear that we’re on the right path." This was the statement from
Massimo Moratti upon his arrival at the stadium.
The Inter president was then asked if he were afraid of being on the wrong end of a victory
from Gasperini’s team. "I’m afraid of every game. They’re never easy. Then consider that Palermo are recovering and
capable of doing well. His critical statements towards
his former club? They’re all true [smiling]."
Finally, a question about Sneijder: "No one is being frozen out as far as I’m
concerned, and the coach has said the same. It’s clear that there are some differences. Otherwise we wouldn’t have come to this point. But the situation is relaxed. We can’t
impose anything, and neither can he for the same reason. Everything will get
worked out with common sense, because that’s
how every situation gets worked out. Coutinho? I
hope he does well since he’s important for today’s match."