Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti denies Andrea Stramaccioni is a defensive coach.

Moratti has backed boss Stramaccioni for getting annoyed at claims that his side play a 'provincial' brand of football.

"I think whoever described us as such chose the wrong term because I don't think we played defensively," the Inter President stated on Monday.

"Whoever said it was wrong to - and it comes back to this desire to say something negative about Inter even if it's not actually the case."