2010 UCL Winner Sulley Muntari Backs Inter Milan Ahead of Manchester City Clash

2010 UCL Winner Sulley Muntari Backs Inter Milan Ahead of Manchester City Clash

Lukman Mumuni
June 10, 2023 at 6:30 AM
  • Sulley Muntari is backing former team Inter Milan to win the UEFA Champions League '
  • The Italian side face the English champions in the final of the competition in Istanbul
  • Muntari was a member of the team that won Inter's last European title

Former Ghana international, Sulley Muntari believes Inter Milan have what it takes to beat Manchester City and win the 2023 UEFA Champions League.

The Italian giants head into the final as the underdogs against a City side that eliminated 14 times champions Real Madrid.

Manchester City are hoping to win a historic treble, having already clinched the Premier League and the FA Cup.

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Sulley Muntari has tipped Inter Milan to beat Manchester City and win the UEFA Champions League. Credit: @Inter Getty Images
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However, Muntari - a 2010 winner of the UEFA Champions League with Inter - is confident the Nerazurris will stop the English champions.

"My time when we got to the finals, I think my group, we were just exceptional," he told Super Sport TV.
"When you look at our team, great men, great legends and we had our coach that was like everything. We were very lucky to have Mourinho with us, all the pressure and everything, he soaks it. He made it fun.
"Of course, we knew what we were getting ourselves into, we were going, we had so much confidence because the group was solid."

On the current team, Muntari stated that their performances keeps improving.

"Their performance, their strength, beginning of the season and up to now that their are going to play the final you could see there has been a build up from there," he added.

Inter Milan are returning to the final for the first time since Muntari and his teammates won the competition in 2010.

Meanwhile, it is Pep Guardiola's second final since taking over as City manager, losing in 2010 against Chelsea.

The former Barcelona manager is yet to win the competition since leaving the Catalan giants.

Muntari in tears at Atsu's funeral

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Former Ghana international, Sulley Muntari could not hold back the tears during the one-week observation of the late Christian Atsu.

The ex-Black Stars man had to be consoled by former Ghana goalkeeper, Richard Kingson as he struggled to hide his emotions.

Several ex-footballers and teammates of the former Chelsea and Newcastle United winger arrived at the Ajiringanor School park to pay respects to Atsu before his final funeral on March 17.

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