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Cassano: Ibrahimovic can inspire AC Milan to victory over Inter

Antonio Cassano believes Zlatan Ibrahimovic can lead AC Milan to victory against Inter Milan tonight.

Cassano played for both clubs during his career.

"It's too early to make a big impact on the campaign, but Inter are certainly the team with the most to lose," said Cassano.

“I honestly thought Antonio Conte would leave after his outburst at the end of last season, but he really can't fail now. He has to win the Scudetto, because he got Arturo Vidal and Achraf Hakimi, while Lautaro Martinez remained. It's a stronger squad, Juventus have Andrea Pirlo in his first year, so Conte is obliged to end the winning streak."

He added: “Zlatan is the best player in Serie A. Romelu Lukaku is young, talented, but there's just no comparison. At age 39, physical strength isn't enough, you need quality, and Ibra has a lot of it. I think after the original Ronaldo and Marco van Basten, there's Ibra.

“Inter remain the favourites this evening, but Ibra can turn it all on its head, assuming COVID didn't rob him of his strength. Lautaro Martinez has improved and reminds me of Sergio Aguero."

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