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Mazzarri urges Inter Milan fans to be patient

Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri has urged fans to be patient with his players.

Inter kickoff their season against Genoa today.

"I have been in Serie A for 10 years and know the game. Everyone talks about objectives, but instead I get down to work and try to ignore the rest," said the Coach in his Press conference.

"Everyone is aware we are starting from scratch. The team is younger and some arrived later than others, so the only thing I can say is that we need time. The fans know that too.

"In the opening game of the season we are at 60-70 per cent of top form. Are Ishak Belfodil and Mauro Icardi ready? They need to make an important step, just as Lorenzo Insigne did at Napoli last year, as they are in a prestigious club that everyone wants to beat.

"I don't like making comparisons with last year's Inter, but that experience must teach the players not to repeat certain mistakes. My teams have always had a precise identity and tactical balance with an attacking approach, which is what we are looking for."

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