Inter have confirmed the appointment of Simone Inzaghi as their new head coach.
The announcement comes a week after Inzaghi left his position at Lazio, having spent five years in charge at the Stadio Olimpico. Serie A champions Inter had been seeking a replacement for Antonio Conte, who departed by mutual consent after securing the Nerazzurri a first league title since 2010. A brief statement on the Inter website read: “FC Internazionale Milano welcomes Simone Inzaghi as the new coach of the first team: the coach has signed a two-year contract with the Nerazzurri club.” Inzaghi won 134, drew 45 and lost 72 of his 251 matches in all competitions while at Lazio, the only club where he has worked during his coaching career so far. Lazio released a statement on their website last Thursday confirming his exit, though did not refer to Inzaghi by name. “We respect the change of mind of a coach and, before that, of a player who for many years tied his name to the Lazio family and the many Biancocelesti successes,” the statement read.