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Inter Milan defender Skriniar: Conte built on Spalletti success

Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar is full of pride over his role in their Scudetto success.

However, Skriniar admits coach Antonio Conte's resignation surprised him.

“It was a long journey and we experienced wonderful emotions, as Inter won the trophy after 11 years," Skriniar told Futbal Pravda.

“The early Champions League exit was a heavy blow, but paradoxically it united us even more. We started a long run of Serie A victories, managing to beat Milan, Juventus and Atalanta.

“The coach gradually instilled his vision of football into us, until we knew exactly where to be on the pitch. He first and foremost influenced us with his winning mentality and we players gave him everything to reach a result. Luciano Spalletti had already done well for Inter and Conte added something extra.

“The fact he left was surprising to me, but also to the teammates I spoke to. I only found out after I'd returned to Slovakia, and I still don't know the reasons why."

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