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Inter Milan boss Mancini: Right time to return to Italy

Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini is delighted to be back in Italian football.

Mancini says winning the Europa League is a target this season.

"After many years abroad, I wanted to continue with that sort of opportunity, but then Inter arrived and that was a big chunk of my life," Mancio told Sky Sport Italia.

"The affection of the fans and all the hard work we did together counted for a lot, without forgetting their desire to emerge from a difficult situation.

"Today Inter are different and the idea of being back here seemed wonderful to me. Besides, Inter are Inter and Italy is the nation of football.

"Most of the fans were happy about my return, which gives me more strength to do better. It'll be tough and we will all need to suffer.

"I don't know how long a road it will be. Inter started the campaign with certain objectives and it'll be difficult to get into the Champions League, but we're not so far off. It is our duty to try until the end.

"Could we win the Europa League? I hope so, it would be a joy and a great triumph, but it will be a difficult journey."

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