Inter Milan president Moratti: Coutinho will decide derby

Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti is backing Philippe Coutinho to be decisive in the derby against AC Milan.

Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti is backing Philippe Coutinho to be decisive in the derby against AC Milan.

The Nerazzurri and Milan have both stuttered so far this season and go head-to-head tonight.

“Could Antonio Cassano be the man who decides the derby? It’s possible, but I think Coutinho will make the difference,” Moratti told the Corriere dello Sport.

“I saw everyone play well and do their duty in the Europa League, especially in the first half. I also really liked Esteban Cambiasso in central defence, as he was talking to his teammates and guiding them with great authority.

“It was a very impressive performance for someone who had only ever played in that role a couple of times. I think we saw the Inter of the future in Azerbaijan and you can tell the team is growing the right way.”

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