Antonio Conte looked poised to leave after a dramatic outburst following Inter's Europa League final loss to Sevilla, despite finishing just one point behind Juve in the league.
Serie A: Paulo Dybala stays, Gonzalo Higuain out as Andrea Pirlo vows to bring joy back to tired Juventus
On his appointment, Pirlo said: "I think I'm in the right place at the right time. I want to bring back to Juventus some of that enthusiasm that has been lacking recently."
Former Chelsea and Juventus boss Conte took over as Inter Milan coach in May 2019. The club finished second in Serie A, just one point behind champions Juventus, and reached their first European final in a decade.
Sevilla conjured up a moment of magic allied with a slice of fortune they needed to again take the trophy they call their own back to southern Spain.
Sevilla is the ideal club for a vision of the Europa League as a competition offering meaningful European games for clubs that don't have the financial clout to fight for national titles or the Champions League. It won three in a row from 2014 to 2016.
Conte has made a habit of having an instant impact. He won league titles in his first season at Siena, Juventus and Chelsea, but believes his first year in Milan has seen a more gradual improvement.
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Conte is famous for his high demands of his players, but Lukaku believes the hard work Inter did before Italian football's return from a three-month shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic is bearing fruit.
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Inter Milan can reach their first European final since winning the Champions League in 2010 if they beat Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk in the Europa League semifinals in Germany.
Lukaku swiftly developed a scintillating partnership with Lautaro Martínez and their goals helped Inter sustain a title challenge before eventually finishing second in Serie A, a point behind Juventus.
Inter Milan's title challenge has faded over the last few weeks after they let several games slip from their grasp
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The result left second-place Inter five points behind Juventus, which can take a huge step toward a record-extending ninth straight Italian league title with a win against Lazio on Monday.
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Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte is refusing to throw in the towel and believes his team still have a chance to win Serie A despite dropping nine points behind leaders Juventus.
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In comments that could be viewed as refreshingly honest or a risky public criticism of his players, Sarri said that his team were struggling to grasp the concept of passing the ball around quickly
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Four Serie A matches scheduled for last weekend were postponed, including Sampdoria’s match against Inter. Italy has the most cases of the virus in Europe
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Inter Milan fought back from two goals down to beat AC Milan 4-2 and move level with Juventus at the top of the Italian league after an extraordinary derby match
Inter Milan are three points behind leaders Juventus as they bid to end the Turin side’s run of eight consecutive titles
Moses, who had returned to Chelsea at the end of a loan spell at Turkish side Fenerbahce, will be the eighth Nigerian to play for Inter in the club’s history.
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Amid speculation about a possible transfer, Mourinho said he believed Eriksen deserves to have some clarity about his future at Spurs.
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Solskjaer said that Young will be 35 soon and if he gets a two-year contract elsewhere, it was up to him to take that as United weren't ready to offer him that
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Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan side dominated from the start and took the lead after just 22 seconds when Lukaku capitalized on an error from Cagliari midfielder Nahitan Nandez