The closing weekend of the Serie A season saw Inter Milan qualify for the Champions League in successive seasons for the first time since 2011. It's been the case that both Inter Milan and AC Milan have faced a drastic decline within the past decade, but while AC Milan are arguably in the midst of a struggle that continues into future years, Inter Milan have clinched Champions League football for next season, and strong links to Antonio Conte only put more hope for their chances of progression in the coming months.
All kicking off in 2010, Inter Milan began to crumble, with it starting following a run of five successive Serie A title victories. The end of their time at the top prompted the start of the Juventus monopoly over Italy, where they've won the league in consecutive terms since that point, but Inter Milan fell away each season, reaching what would be best described in most football communities as a 'banter era', leading to poor player acquisitions, and the sort of football club management that was always doomed to failure.
In finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel through the proposed arrival of Serie A and Premier League winning manager Antonio Conte, we thought it was finally safe to reflect on the club's lowest era, starting with the arrival of Rafa Benitez in 2010: