Inter Milan midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan gave a brief interview ahead of tonight’s encounter against Lazio.

The Nerazzurri are preparing to take on the Biancocelesti in the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. This is the most anticipated clash of the Serie A weekend.

The Beneamata will be looking to collect three important points that allow them to break away in the lead.

Juventus settled for a draw against Genoa on Friday night. Thus, the Beneamata can open up a four-point gap with their closest chasers on top of the table.

As is often the case, Henrikh Mkhitaryan is in the starting lineup. He joins Nicolo Barella and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the middle of the park.

The Armenian veteran notes the importance of this encounter in a brief chat with the press ahead of the match.

“We hope to play a good match tonight and win. because it’s important for our campaign,” said the experienced star in his pre-match interview with Inter TV via FcInterNews.

Inter Milan Star Henrikh Mkhitaryan Notes The Significance Of Lazio Clash

The former Dortmund, Man Utd, Arsenal and AS Roma was also asked about his instrumental role in Inzaghi’s tactical system and how he manages to maintain his optimal physical shape.

The 34-year-old offered a rather humble answer. As the midfielder explains, he always puts himself at the disposal of his manager and teammates.

“I do what I can do and what the coach asks of me. I do everything I can to help my teammates and the club. I hope to give even more.”

This will be Mkhitaryan’s 16th Serie A appearance and 15th as a starter. He has thus far contributed with two goals and five assists in the league.