Former Italy and Inter defender Marco Materazzi joked that he hopes Roma go on to win each certainly one of their remaining video games of the season, however solely after they face the Nerazzurri on the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday night.
His former worldwide teammate and fellow 2006 World Cup winner Daniele De Rossi will likely be within the dugout for his fourth Serie A match in control of his beloved Roma when the league leaders Inter, underneath the steerage of Simone Inzaghi, go to the capital on Saturday, kicking off at 17.00 GMT.
Roma have loved three consecutive wins underneath De Rossi after parting methods with Jose Mourinho in mid-January, however Inter will present the fledgling coach with the most important take a look at of his profession up to now.
Agreeing that Roma may have their work lower out for them when the Nerazzurri go to on Saturday night, Materazzi stated: “For Roma. it’s the first actual take a look at, it actually received’t be a stroll within the park for Inter both,” in a current interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport, reported through TMW.
“Let’s do that, however I hope that Roma win each recreation from subsequent week onwards,” he laughed.
Materazzi additionally has a particular relationship with De Rossi’s predecessor, Mourinho, who guided Inter to a well-known treble in 2010, earlier than leaving to affix Actual Madrid that summer time.
“I imagine that no one at Trigoria is a happier man than him (De Rossi) lately. And I’m comfortable for him, a minimum of as a lot as I’m sorry for Jose Mourinho for the way in which that it ended.
“Teaching at Roma was an important dream of his, sadly it’s no extra.”