Moratti strikes back at critics

Inter president Massimo Moratti has been responding to recent criticism he has received from his sides former managers – Rafael Benitez and Gian Piero Gasperini – and given his support to current coach Claudio Ranieri.
Benitez criticised Moratti at the beginning of October, telling Sky Italia that the club – and specifically Moratti – were unwilling to back him, despite having managed Inter to the Italian Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup in 2010. He declared: “People forget these victories and only see the things that happened afterwards. Inter have thrown away millions to take on three managers and now the results are there for all to see. Moratti’s problem is that at Inter he decides and controls everything. At times he’s made errors, at times not.The truth is that lately he is often making mistakes.”
Gasperini has also displayed own criticisms of Moratti this month. He said that longstanding president would interfere too much with the work of the manager, suggesting changes of both formation and team. He told RAI:“The players always gave me great help. But we weren’t ready because many players remained with the mentality of the previous season.”
The former Genoa coach started the season with three at the back but eventually opted to return to a back four. “It was never a problem, even if the concept wasn’t shared by the club and the president.” Gasperini was also keen to stress that there were differences between his and Benitez’s tenures on the Inter bench. “An analogy with Benitez? I don’t think so, he had problems with the dressing room and his relationships.”
In light of these critiques Moratti gave his response to Eurosport Italy during a shareholders meeting. “Benitez and Gasperini had the total support of the players, let me clarify that, I’m sorry to hear of any talk to the contrary.” He was also intent on showing his support for current coach Claudio Ranieri. “I thank him. He’s restored calm even though he’s only been here for a short time.” Welcome Bonus Offer Betway

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