Inter president Moratti admits admiration for AC Milan coach Leonardo

Inter president Massimo Moratti has spoken of his admiration for AC Milan coach Leonardo.

Inter president Massimo Moratti has spoken of his admiration for AC Milan coach Leonardo.

Inter hold an eight-point advantage over the Rossoneri at the top of the Serie A but have played a game more.

"I have a special respect for Milan," said Moratti in an interview to Italian newspaper La Stampa.

"They are a team of optimists who have trust in their own play and that is totally down to the merit of their coach.

"I admire Leonardo, who is a good person and that is also acknowledged at international level. I would have liked to have had him as an executive."