Almost unexpected that after the game between Inter and Roma, here comes new information on the transfer market from Marco Branca in an exclusive interview with Sky. The Inter technical director begins talking about the non-arrivals such as Ezequiel Lavezzi and Lucas Moura.
“We started in advance then we realized about certain changes and so we did not continue. I don’t understand those who criticize me for the sale of Julio Cesar and Maicon, criticism which by the way I have taken. There are things that at some point in the history of the club you have to do, even for the same players. There are conditions that did not allow us to make certain decisions because no one in Italy can be competitive with the prices decided by four, five clubs in the world.”
Branca then commented on the objectives at Inter.
“There is the conviction of having to always be at the top, where Inter naturally belong. The intention is to fight for the first spot with mentality. This is our intention. Then there is the verdict on the field which also has its say.”
He then discussed the exchange of Giampaolo Pazzini and Antonio Cassano.
“I believe that I would say similar things to that was said by Moratti because my idea is that when you make decisions, you can comment the next day because we are convinced about what was done. And we are convinced technically about the exchange.”
Lastly, on the farewells of young players such as Balotelli and Destro.
“Mario left after the treble and then we already started the economic part of the game. If the transfer market at the time offers you the possibility to make money, you have to make small sacrifices. The same goes for Destro, who was sold for emergency in the defense. We needed to make an investment in a good young Italian, for the future, and so we had to sacrifice Destro to take Ranocchia. Very simple dynamic.”