The following are another statements made by Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta at the “Challenges of Football” event at the Venezia University.
“Capital gains are fundamental for Italian football if we want to compete. The activity of trading players is also fundamental. To be great, we must try to increase the value of the team and compete with other clubs that have greater revenues in Europe. The transfer market of today is very different from when it once was. Today, you increase financial turnover with capital gains. Therefore, it is essential to make capital gains in Italian football today also to respect UEFA Financial Fair Play.
“Human qualities are often underestimated but I would like to remind you all that a team is made up first and foremost of a group of men who then create the team. For this reason, when choosing a player, you have to look at technical qualities but also how he is as a person. A footballer is first and foremost a man who must how how to relate to other men in the dressing room. This is a determining factor in creating winning groups.”