Javier Zanetti, vice-president of the Inter of Milan


Zanetti does not fear Barça: "We can compare ourselves with Barcelona"

Published:30/08/2019 - 07:32h

Updated:30/08/2019 - 07:33h

Inter Milan will be one of the three rivals of FC Barcelona in the group stage of the Champions League. Javier Zanetti, vice president and legend of the Italian team, made it clear that they are not afraid of Barça

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The FC Barcelona will confront to the Borussia Dortmund, to the Inter of Milan and to the Slavia of Prague in the phase of groups of this next Champions League. The culés do not go it to have at all easy in front of the Germans and the Italians, that were two of the most dangerous rivals of the bass drum two and of the bass drum three, respectively.

Javier Zanetti, vice-president and legend of the 'neroazzurro', went the representative that attended by part of the Inter to the draw. The Argentinian spoke with the media after knowing that the interistas will share group with the Barça, one of the big favourites to raise the 'Orejona' in Istanbul. The ex footballer spoke high and clear for Sky Sports Italy on the possibilities of his club to classify for eighth.

"We go back to Barcelona and know the potential of the team, but go to play it. Even also we can compare us with the others two rivals. We expect to prepare us of the best way to surpass all the challenges", explained, doing quotation to the past season, where the Inter also crossed with the Barça in the phase of groups.

Following this thread, Zanetti ensured that the Inter goes to try compete against any rival that have in front to be able to dream with something important from eighth of final. "In the Champions want to compete withall . It is necessary to do a good phase of groups, arrive to the eliminatory and, from here, will begin a new competition", aimed.

The ex captain of the Inter also spoke of the new trainer interista Antonio Conte, that is being a revulsivo from the bench. "Conte Has brought a big mentality and sees in how lives the football, something that ​​also have seen in the friendly. We are conscious to have a team that can give much more because the way of Antonio finish to begin", affirmed.

It did not wet with the case Icardi

Finally, Zanetti esquivó as it could ask them on Mauro Icardi and did not clear what will happen with the forward, that right now does not explain for Conte. "They are missing few days for the end of the market, the club already expressed does days his posture on the subject and at all has changed. We expect to find the best solution for all", finalised the ex international Argentinian.

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