Barella can captain Inter in the near future, as per reports. He can captain Inter after Samir Handanovic. However, when this will be done is still unknown. Barella has been ceaseless for Inter ever since he came to the San Siro in the 2018-19 season. He was a part of Cagliari’s youth academy. Barella has signed a contract with Inter till the 2023/24 season and is an essential part of Antonio Conte’s plans.
The young Italy international can play on both sides of the field. Thus, his versatility has been a huge advantage for Conte. Furthermore, the youngster has been unstoppable ever since he has started playing under Conte. The Italian is one of the pillars for Inter’s midfield for Conte. However, Barella has been a constant performer. The Nerazzurri are sitting on the top of the table at the moment in Serie A. They are close to their dream of winning the Scudetto. And Barella has established himself as one of the best midfielders in Italy.
Barella can captain Inter after Samir Handanovic
Next year can be Samir Handanovic’s last as number one. This possibility has put a stop at offers from other clubs for Barella. Juventus had an eye on Barella but his move away from Inter is out of the question now. Barella has made 32 appearances, scoring 3 goals and providing 10 assists so far in the season. Conte has found balance with his squad as of now. The Nerazzurri did not make any new signings in January due to financial struggles.
However, the owners said the market will be steadier this year. But, one thing that Inter got from this season was Eriksen’s comeback. Conte expressed his happiness with Eriksen’s consistent performances. His stunning derby goal made way for him in Conte’s squad. Simultaneously, Barella is establishing himself as a leader under Conte. Inter will have to appoint a new captain soon and Barella fits the requirements.