Inter’s Nicolo Barella and AC Milan’s Sandro Tonali could become club captains, Italian media point out
Inter midfielder Nicolo Barella could become captain of the Nerazzurri club as well as an important symbol for the future of the club.
This according to today’s print edition of Milan newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport which suggests he could have a similar impact to Nerazzurri legend Sandro Tonali and compare his situation to young AC Milan midfielder. Sandro Tonali.
Barella has only been at Inter for two seasons and has changed since joining in the summer of 2019, but he has already gained a solid reputation as his performances have gradually improved during his time at the club and he has been decisive in the Scudetto victory last season. .
Meanwhile, Tonali joined the Rossoneri just a summer ago, but his performances this season have already made him a fan favorite at the club.
Barella was tipped for the position of Inter captain after current captain Samir Handanovic left the club with the club hoping to secure the midfielder’s long-term future with a new contract.
La Gazzetta suggest the 24-year-old could lead the club like Mazzola has done in the past, and consider that if Tonali lives up to his potential, he could become captain and a club symbol for Milan like Gianni Rivera. had done so, and that the two young midfielders could become two Italian captains on either side of the famous derby.