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Preview: Inter Milan vs Villarreal - predictions, team news, line-ups

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Sports Mole previews Saturday’s friendly between Inter Milan and Villarreal, including predictions, team news and expected line-ups.

inter milan When Villarreal A friendly match in Pescara on Saturday night will round out preparations for the new season.

The Italian giants enter the contest after drawing 2-2 with Lyon last Saturday. Villarreal, meanwhile, scored his 3-1 victory over Levante on Wednesday night.

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Inter began their preparations for the 2022/23 season with a 4–1 win over Lugano on 12 July, but then made three more appearances, drawing with Monaco and Lyon and losing to Lens.

The San Siro giants will play a friendly against Villarreal on Saturday before wrapping up pre-season with a new Serie A campaign against Lecce on 13 August.

Simone InzaghiThe team finished second in last season’s Serie A, two points behind champions AC Milan, while winning the Coppa Italia to reach the last-16 stage of the 2021-22 Champions League.

The Black and Blues transfer market is busy, Joaquin Correa, Christian Asrani, Raul Veranois, Andre Onana When Henrik Mkhitaryanin the meantime Romelu Lukaku Returning to the club on loan from Chelsea, the 29-year-old is picking up where he left off at San Siro.

Inter have not allowed any major players to leave this summer. In addition to making a bigger impression in the Champions League, this will put them in an advantageous position heading into the new season as they aim to finish at the top of Serie A. alliance.

Coach Unai Emery at Villarreal on 12 April 2022© Reuters

Villarreal, meanwhile, have continued their strong form during a busy period of pre-season, winning five of their seven friendlies, including a 3-1 victory over Levante on Wednesday night.

The Yellow Submarines also made two appearances last weekend, with a 2-1 win over Southampton on Saturday and a 1-1 draw with Fulham on Sunday. They also beat Reims, Borussia Dortmund and PSV Eindhoven in the summer.head coach Unai Emery.

Villarreal ended a disappointing seventh-place finish in La Liga last season, but reached the semi-finals of the Champions League during an impressive European campaign.

Emery’s team has been relatively quiet in terms of earnings this summer. Jose Luis Morales When Pepe Reina While arriving by free transfer, Kiko Femenia Moved from Watford.

Villarreal’s game count this summer should give them an advantage heading into the new season, and they will be looking to get off to a perfect start against Real Valladolid on 13 August.

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Denzel Dumfries celebrates his first goal for Inter Milan on 19 March 2022© Reuters

Inter’s squad is likely to be similar to the one that blew the opening whistle against Lyon last time, with Lukaku on the scoresheet as a partner. Lautaro Martinez in the final third.

milan scrinial Amid speculation over his future, he may have to accept a spot on the bench again, but Denzel Dumfries – Another player linked to the exit – in line at the start.

Mkhitaryan who arrived in the summer may enter the midfield area, Robin Gosens When Roberto Gagliardini A start for the team’s final friendly of the summer could be considered.

As for Villarreal Fer Nino And Morales is on the scoresheet against Levante on Wednesday, with a strong XI taking the field against the Spanish club.

Head coach Emery made a change from his last team, Raul Albiol, Etienne Capoe, Pau Torres When Geronimo Luli Among those likely to enter XI after that.

Gerard Moreno was able to take the lead with support from Elemi PinoHowever Samuel Chukwueze, Francis Cochrane, Pervis Estupinan, Dani Parejo When Juan Foyth Must keep the starting role from Wednesday.

Possible starting line-up for Inter Milan:
Onana; D’Ambrosio, De Vrij, Bastoni; Dumfries, Barella, Gagliardini, Mkhitaryan, Gossens.Lukaku, L. Martinez

Candidates for Villarreal’s starting XI:
Luli; Fois, Albior, P Torres, Estupinan. Cochrane, Capue, Parejo, Chukwueze.Pinot, Moreno

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We say: Inter Milan 1-1 Villarreal

Both managers see the match as very valuable heading into the new season and expect Saturday to be a highly competitive match. Villarreal have played great football in the pre-season, but Inter are also looking strong heading into the new season, so it’s settled for a draw here.

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