Former Inter Milan manager Frank de Boer insists he inherited a ‘rotten group’ when he took charge of the club in 2016.
The Dutchman succeeded Roberto Mancini before the 2016-17 season after signing a three-year contract at the San Siro.
However, his reign in charge only lasted 14 games, losing seven and winning just five. De Boer is now in charge of Atlanta United and he insists he was given no help by some of the key players. “I had taken on too much at Inter,” De Boer told AD. “I wanted to change the entire structure and culture because that club hadn’t won anything for a long time.
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I was dealing with a rotten group but wasn’t allowed to throw out certain players. “I perhaps should’ve pushed a bit harder, because if you want to create change, you have to get a lot done right away. “Maybe I tried to be everyone’s friend and that just wasn’t possible.”Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.