Mazzarri ponders Inter Milan transfer plans

Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri is tightlipped on transfer talks with club owner Erick Thohir.

Thohir hinted Mazzarri had asked him to sign a new forward during the January transfer window, but the Coach refused to confirm that.

“At the moment we are using at most two strikers, in our tactical set-up. Ricky Alvarez and Fredy Guarin can be used in attacking roles too. With Diego Milito and Mauro Icardi injured for most of the season, we are still the most prolific team, so I wouldn’t call it an emergency situation.

“Let us get to January first, as there are three very important games and we’ll evaluate the situation then. We’ve tried to start a different era and choose young players, re-evaluating others, so for now as far as I am concerned we can end the season with this squad. Then it depends on what objectives the club is targeting and opportunities there are.

“There are highly prestigious clubs, like Inter, who start from Year Zero because there has been a revamp. It’s not as if just because we are called Inter, we have to finish in the top three. It takes time to go through the process and build those foundations.

“I am creating a mentality within the players worthy of Inter, that they must always aim to win. If you have less experienced players, it’s normal that will take more time for them to become accustomed to playing at this level. The Inter shirt weighs on their shoulders and any draw becomes a reason for criticism. We’ve got it all to lose at this level.”

 
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