Inter Milan CEO Beppe Marotta reveals his satisfaction with the work of head coach Simone Inzaghi while heaping praise on club captain Lautaro Martinez.
The 66-year-old attended the Golden Boy ceremony, an event that recognizes some of the best emerging young talents in football.
Marotta acknowledges the difficulties facing Italian football, but is proud of his club’s six-man contingent in Luciano Spalletti’s Italy squad.
“It is difficult to predict when this tough period will end. I believe that the greatest resources are represented by the valorization of TV rights, which however facing a difficult moment today,” said the Nerazzurri CEO in his interview with Sky Sport via FcInterNews.
“Even if Lega Serie A manages it well, it remains a difficult task. I believe in made in Italy, so we are proud of having six players from Inter in the Italian national team. We should invest in our talent pool.
Marotta also discussed the club’s most recent results which saw the Nerazzurri drop five points against mid-table opposition. However, he remains a staunch defender of head coach Simone Inzaghi.
“We have 18 players on international duty. This means that the squad is very strong. After the loss against Sassuolo, the victory in Salerno, and the draw with Bologna, I can say we’re in an interlocutory phase of the season.
“But I can only be optimistic and content with Inzaghi’s work. He has proven with the results and performances that he is a good coach who can manage our team.
“It’s a long journey, we need to have patience, evaluate and understand the mistakes to try to improve.”
Inter Milan CEO Giuseppe Marotta Praises Manager Simone Inzaghi And Club Captain Lautaro Martinez
Finally, Marotta added his voice to that of Roberto Baggio who heaped praise on Inter captain Lautaro Martinez.
“Baggio is an icon, a connoisseur. He said sacrosanct things. Lautaro is a young man who has significantly developed and always in a positive way.
“Today, he is establishing himself as a great player and I consider him so. He is giving us great satisfaction.
“He is also captain and I truly hope that he remains the symbol of Inter for many years to come.”