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Did he lose his power? What is going on with Benitez? Will he ever be the same again?
Since the beginning of 2009-2010 season back when he was coaching Liverpool the questions started to come one by one. Yes true, Liverpool had it’s own problems off the field, however, on the pitch things were not looking good either. To give him his credit Benitez was trying to say the little and keep his head down.
The media were not helping, critics from every corner of the world were pouring in and at …

With the seemingly imminent departure of Maicon from the San Siro, as well as Italy’s need for a long term replacement for Gianluca Zambrotta, the 2010/11 season could be a fruitful one for Inter’s Davide Santon. The 19-year-old fullback already has five senior international caps to his name; some achievement in a country which values experience above all else.
When Santon arrived at the Inter Milan academy aged 14, he was a winger, but as he progressed he developed into a fullback, and a versatile one who is equally adept on …

Chelsea got off to a winning start in the 2009 World Football Challenge, beating Italian Champions Inter Milan by two goals to nil.
The game was played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California which hosted the 1994 World Cup Final between Brazil and Italy.  As on that occasion it was to be another Italian disappointment as the Londoners ran out comfortable winners.
It was also the first time Jose Mourinho had come up against his former club since taking over at Inter.
Chelsea fielded a strong line up with all …

Every close season inevitably brings another flurry of big names being linked with a move to the San Siro. But, unlike most clubs, a lot of the circulating rumours are prompted, as both club president Massimo Moratti and manager Jose Mourinho have set a precident of being very open about transfer targets. And whilst Inter are known as the big spenders of Serie A, there are never more than a few transfers that actually materialise.
This season could be different, though, as the Nerazzurri prepare to mount a serious challenge in the Champions League, something …

Brazilian striker Adriano has never had any trouble on the pitch, however the his life off the field leaves a lot to be desired. And now he has failed to return not only to Inter training, but also to the country, following his stint as an un-used substitute in Brazil’s World Cup Qualifier against Peru.

Adriano and Ronaldo…… or maybe Adriano present and Adriano future
Massimo Moratti’s problem has always been taming the tubby striker’s personal life, so that he can properly express himself, the one place he always belongs, on the football pitch. …

With Inter recently extending their lead at the top of Serie A to nine points, tonight the Champions League will provide a welcome break from the day-in day-out stresses of the league season. The focus surrounding the match is not only focused on the two teams, but also the two managers; Jose Mourinho faces Sir Alex Ferguson for the first time since leaving Chelsea. Tonight is the Round of 16 first leg; FC Internazionale v Manchester United.

David Santon expected to earn a starting place
Team News
Jose Mourinho has seemingly decided on …

Mario Balotelli has been having a very tough campaign, following the arrival of new gaffer Jose Mourinho. Highly rated by previous coach Roberto Mancini, Balotelli has failed to impress the new boss, and isn’t having the best weeks of his life in Milan.

The 18-year-old burst into tears during training earlier in the month, after a team-mate criticized him. Balotelli has repeatedly been left out by Mourinho, but his boss sees the treatment as something that will help him and his carear.
“Balotelli is the same as the other players for me, even …

As Inter continue their search for a partner for Zlatan Ibrahimovic, it seems the club could be lining up Athletico Madrid’s Sergio Aguero as next summer’s big money signing.
A plethora of Europe’s top clubs are bound to be interested in the Argentine, but Diego Maradona has urged Aguero to take the oppertunity to play in Italy. Maradona is currently the manager of the Argentine national team, and already has a lot of interest in Inter Milan, with players such as Javier Zanetti, Esteban Cambiasso, Walter Samuel and Julio Cruz representing Argentina …

Throughout this January transfer window, Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho didn’t add a single player to the club’s books, but deadline day brought two exits.
Ricardo Quaresma joined Chelsea on loan until the end of the season, after just submitting the pertinent papers in time. The Portugese international was linked with Tottenham the whole day, but ended up joining Luis Filepe Scolari, the man was his boss for a spell with Portugal.

The winger has failed to impress after his big money move from Porto, on deadline day last summer, and was recently …

It is a well-known fact that, in football, too many players means not every player can keep happy; and just one unsettled player can ruin morale and any run of form. And now, it seems, Inter president Massimo Moratti has answered Jose Mourinho’s plea for a largely scaled-down squad. But who could be on their way out?
Inter have always had trouble with the age of the squad, with a large number of players seemingly coming to the San Siro when the peak of their carear has come and gone. But Mourinho …