Inter captain Samir Handanovic believes that even without the Serie A title, the Nerazzurri have had a positive season given that they won two trophies.
Speaking to Italian TV channel Rai Radio, the 37-year-old highlighted the positives despite yesterday’s disappointment from the Scudetto, and also felt the Champions League distraction had hurt the team going forward. a key moment of his season.
The Nerazzurri enjoyed a largely encouraging campaign in terms of performance on the pitch, and they also secured tangible rewards in the form of the Supercoppa Italiana and Coppa Italia trophies as well as progress to the Champions League knockout stages. .
It may well be that the side bit off a bit more than they could chew at the end, with the build-up of fixtures leaving the team running low on energy in the second half of the campaign, but the captain has always feel that there is a lot to be proud of.
“Unfortunately we struggled for form after the Champions League matches which took a toll mentally and physically,” he said. “It was a moment of form, it’s been a long season and we’ve played 52 matches.”
He added: “We won two trophies, it’s a positive season. However, we still regret the title.