One of the professional football clubs that play in the Italian top division called Serie A is Football Club Internazionale Milano also known as Inter Milan. The club also referred to as Internazionale is based in Milan, Lombardy.
Inter are one of the biggest clubs in Italy alongside city rivals AC Milan and Serie A champions Juventus. The club’s nickname is called the Nerazzurri and it is the only Italian club to have never been relegated from Serie A. Inter have lifted a total of 30 domestic trophies which includes 18 league titles, seven Coppa Italia and five Supercoppa Italiana.
The Nerazzurri have also lifted three Champions League trophies. They won the title in 1964 and 1965 and also lifted the last one in 2010. Antonio Conte’s side has also lifted one FIFA Club World Cup, three UEFA Cups and two Intercontinental Cups.
Inter achieved a feat from 2006 to 2010 when they won five successive league titles to equal the all-time record at that time. The club also completed an unprecedented Italian seasonal treble, winning the Coppa Italia and the Scudetto in 2010.
The club’s home games are played in San Siro, also known as the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, which they share with city rivals AC Milan. The stadium which has a capacity of 80,018 is the biggest stadium in Italy and matches between the two clubs are called Derby Della Madonnina, which is one of the most followed derbies in football.
Inter have the second most costly squad in Serie A and also have one of the largest wage budgets in Italy. The club pays its players a total of 2.35 million euros per week.
The club has been under the shadows of Juventus and in order to bring back success to San Siro, the club chiefs sacked former manager Luciano Spalletti and appointed Antonio Conte as their new manager. The Italian manager has started the 2019/2020 season on a high note by occupying the third position on the log.
The club did some good business during the summer and winter transfer window. They signed Romelu Lukaku from Man Utd for 65 million Euro and also brought in Valentino Lazaro from Hertha BSC for 22 million. Inter also snapped up striker Matteo Politano from Sassuolo for 20 million Euro. The Nerazzurri also brought in Victor Moses from Chelsea on loan, Christian Eriksen from Tottenham and Ashley Young from Man Utd during the January transfer window.
Belgian striker Lukaku is currently the highest-paid player in Inter. He pockets a weekly wage of £170,000 (€300,000 per-week). Alex Sanchez is also one of the top earners in the club, racking in £110,000-per-week.
Inter Milan 2019-20 Payroll
|Player||Gross Weekly Wages|
|Stefan de Vrij||£123,000|