Inter Milan supporters are braced for another roller-coaster season, with good reason to believe that their side can wrest the Serie A title from Juventus and yet never certain what is around the corner with volatile coach Antonio Conte.
Inter kicks-off at home to Fiorentina on Saturday, Serie A having agreed to push back its debut by a week after it reached the Europa League final which was played on August 21.
Atalanta, third last season, also enters the fray when it visits Torino on Saturday, as do Lazio which is away to Cagliari. Titleholder Juventus, which beat Sampdoria 3-0 last Sunday on coach Andrea Pirlo’s debut, visits AS Roma on Sunday.
Conte’s first season at Inter produced some memorable moments and ended with the side runner-up to Juventus, its highest place in the league for nine years.
But it was…