Inter Milan coach Mourinho in USA
Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho is currently in the United States to check on their summer training base. "I found the resources that I partly already knew and which confirmed themselves at the top level for professional football," said the Coach travelling through Los Angeles and Boston.
"During our time in America we will face three very competitive sides - Milan, Chelsea and Club America - because I think the best way to prepare for the difficulties of a season is to cross swords with the stronger opponents rather than sparring partners."
The time in the United States will also help the clubs on a purely marketing level with these prestigious friendly tournaments.
"Inter are studying their own potential on an international level. We are aware of the improvements we can make through the organisation of a tour like the one coming up in the summer, which will give us the chance to explore a new world.
"It is an opportunity that must be taken in every sense, taking advantage of the best and most advanced professional sports facilities as well as their marketing and merchandising."
"It takes more than an important player to make a competition equally important," warned Mourinho.
"It needs people who don't think of just coming here to make money and then leave, but rather people ready to work in this country to settle in and make a real difference to football in America."