New Inter Milan coach Rafa Benitez has promised fans exciting football at yesterday’s presentation ceremony.
The Spanish tactician put pen to paper on a two-year deal last week and replaces Jose Mourinho who joined Real Madrid last month.
“Good day everyone, I would like to once again thank the club and also the fans who have welcomed me with great affection,” former Liverpool boss Benitez said in Italian.
“Leaving Liverpool has been tough, many players, Gerrard included, have wished me good luck. This is the perfect opportunity for my career.
“We must win the trophies that we are missing. I already know that the month of August will have to be prepared well because there isn’t much time available to us.
“I prefer to have a lot of quality. We want to stay being the best team.”
Inevitably, it wasn’t too long before Rafa was asked to compare himself with Mourinho.
“He has done a great job. I am different. I like to win and to play good football. If I am here I think that it’s because I am intelligent.”
Rafa Benitez Inter Milan Presentation Video