Italian Serie A side Inter Milan recently stated that they don’t encourage their players to take part in international football scenario amid the pandemic situation. They mainly issued their statements for the foreign players that they have on their side. And with that statement, they engaged in a spat with the current Chilean manager, Reinaldo Rueda. As rumored, Nerazzurri doesn’t want to allow Alexis Sanchez for the international duty.
On the other hand, Chile will face Peru and Venezuela in this international break for their upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification. And for that, they want their star player Alexis Sanchez on their side as the key player of the squad. However, Sanchez already faced an injury crisis this year while playing just 251 minutes in total for Inter Milan in all competition.
Inter Milan blamed Chile coach Reinaldo Rueda for his offensive comment regarding Alexis Sanchez
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While talking about the comment of Reinaldo Rueda, Italian side Inter Milan recently issued a statement. They clearly condemn the comment of Rueda regarding the star player and said, “FC Internazionale Milano consider the recent remarks stated by Reinaldo Rueda, the head coach of the Chile national team, to be unacceptable, offensive, and inaccurate.”
The statement reads, “The club has always had maximum collaboration and excellent relations with all the staff of the national teams.” It further stated, “Specifically, in the case of Alexis Sanchez, the player has encountered a physical problem in almost all of his call-ups to his national team. In one of them he suffered a serious injury that kept him off the pitch for three months.”
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Inter Milan officially stated, “This represented a serious sporting damage for the club, which has always been attentive and astute to the health of its players.” Rueda on the other hand stated, “This medical staff takes care of him, and will do it better and better…we will not risk it.” He further said, “With all respect for the European institutions, I would like them to respect our doctors.”
The Chilean coach then also expressed his trust on team doctors and said, “If I can feel proud of something, it is of the medical team of this national team. It is of a high level.” He then further said, “We have to respect each other in a bidirectional way. We are no longer in the colonial era, this is what they believe, we must be clear about this.”