Stamford Bridge ex-boss to take helm at San Siro.
Inter Milan will confirm the appointment of Claudio Ranieri as their new manager after sacking Gian Piero Gasperini yesterday.
The former Valencia, Chelsea and Roma boss will agree a two-year contract with the Nerazzurri.
Tuesday’s shock 3-1 defeat to Novara – Inter’s fourth defeat in five games – was Gasperini’s final game in charge after only three months.
Ranieri praised his predecessor and already has ideas on how to turn around the team’s slump in form.
“Inter are a great team,” Ranieri told Domenica Sportiva. “They have had a bad start to the season and I will have to talk to the team to understand why that was.
“I will have to bring enthusiasm and a change of gear in order to wake up the team.
“I cannot promise that we will win this or that but I believe this team has a lot to give and we must prove it.”
“Gasperini wanted to bring his ideas and make them work at all costs but he didn’t manage to do it,” he added.
“I will try to make this team play as it knows how, with all of its strength.
“Gasperini didn’t make a mistake and we have to say well done because he tried everything to make his ideas work.”
Ranieri’s first game in charge will be at Bologna on Saturday then the Serie A giants face a tricky trip to Russia to face CSKA Moscow in the Champions League.