The news is not crazy for Inter Milan. Preceded by its great rival and neighbor AC Milan last season in the league, the blue and black club only appears in 7th position after 7 days of Serie A in the 2022-23 fiscal year started on August 13. Inter had started that day with a success in Lecce (2-1) then they had chained against La Spezia (3-0). But then the Lombard club fell to Lazio Rome (1-3) and conceded 4 defeats in all competitions, including 3 in the league (2-3 against AC Milan and 1-3 against Udinese).
Losses of 140 million euros
Another bad news: the accounts. These are indeed in the red, which is not new and is not specific to Milan. For the 5th consecutive year, the great rival of Juventus Turin announced Friday a deficit and a loss of 254.3 million euros (210 M€ the previous season). Inter is, this year, not at these heights but all the same… After record losses in 2020-21 of 245 million euros, Inter did better during the last financial year but nevertheless posted 140 M€ deficit for a turnover of €439.6 million.
Inter Milan 7th in Serie A, 3rd in the Champions League
These new losses are once again linked to the repercussions of the health crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic, mainly during the first half of last season. Inter Milan’s Chinese owner Suning has “already expressed its commitment to supporting the group”, covering the losses. “The club’s two main objectives remain unwavering: to maintain the team’s competitiveness at the highest level in all competitions and to strengthen its financial position,” added Suning. Inter hosts Roma on Saturday (6:00 p.m.) during the 8th day of Serie A, then will host FC Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday evening (9:00 p.m.). The Italian club is currently 3rd in its group with 3 points behind Bayern Munich and Barça after two games.