CONTE EFFECT - 12 thousand season tickets already sold, increase of 20% compared to same period last year
You can call it the Conte effect and no one will argue against it. Antonio landed on the Inter planet on May 31st and in less than 10 days his presence was already felt by the fans. Diego Godin is already signed, many top names are on the horizon but the new certainty of the 2019-2020 campaign is by far the new coach.
Result? Season tickets are on the rise, up 20% compared to the same period last year. Today, phase 1 of Inter season tickets campaign will end; it has been ongoing since May 16th and numbers are already monstrous. According to the Gazzetta dello Sport, more than 12 thousand fans have already renewed or acquired season tickets for next season, showing great confidence and faith in Inter management and coaching staff that they will build a competitive team.
Last year, at the start of June, there was the Champions League and campaign motto was “to behold the stars again.” Ten thousand cards were immediately sold, the first sign of great enthusiasm that had accompanied the start of Luciano Spalletti’s second year at Inter.
Scudetto - Now it is even stronger, hardcore Inter supporters do not want to miss even a minute of this upcoming next season. And with Conte on the bench, it is a major bonus. When Inter announced Conte in the very early morning of May 31st, that pushed 3 thousand fans to renew their membership cards right away. An unconditional act of love, the confirmation that at least Inter will fight for the Scudetto to be on their chest again.
Just like a year ago, Inter sold 37,500 season tickets which resulted in 1.1 million in total fans at the San Siro, an average of 61 thousand per game, 4 more thousand than the record of season tickets sold in 2017-2018. And if Conte’s presence has already made this kind of impact, who knows what effect a world-class transfer market campaign can have…