Former Inter defender on why club cannot buy success like United

Angel Di Maria Argentina

Verona coach and ex Inter Milan defender says Inter are inhibited in the sense that they cannot buy their way back into success - like Manchester United.

Internazionale will be unable to buy their way back up the Serie A table in a fashion similar to Manchester United in the Premier League.

That is the opinion of Andrea Mandorlini, Verona coach and a former Inter Milan defender, who believes "Italian football is complicated" and it is not possible to simply get the cheque book out and sign off on multi million pound deals for superstars like Angel di Maria.

"Disappointed by the Nerazzurri? I think it's normal to expect more," he is quoted to have said.

After slumping out of the top four positions in England, having finished seventh in the division last season, Manchester United embarked on an aggressive recruitment drive that saw them acquire expensive talents like Luke Shaw, Ander Herrera, Angel di Maria and Daley Blind, while Radamel Falcao also joined on loan.

"I could draw a parallel with the Premier League: Manchester United after initial difficulties, they bought Angel Di Maria, while in Italy this would not be possible.

"Italian football is complicated and everyone is expecting a lot more from Inter, but I think it will take time and know-how to recover."

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