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The new coach of the Seria A side has told fans to not be dismissive of his 3-4-3 formation, and hinted that new signing Diego Forlan could play against Palermo on Sunday

Inter coach Gian Piero Gasperini has urged supporters to judge him on the side's results and not the formation ahead of the club's opening Serie A fixture against Palermo on Sunday.

The former Genoa tactician is notorious for his three-man defence formation and looks set to line up his new team in a similar fashion.

Gasperini will take charge of Inter in Serie A for the first time against Palermo and despite admitting he is nervous, the 53-year-old is confident of a successful season.

"The first time is always a little nerve-wracking, so after all this waiting and hoping to start, I must say I'm happy it has finally come about and we can start playing," he told reporters in his press conference.

"I didn't come here to be a magician but my method has always brought me good results and was accepted by players and fans alike. What counts is getting results. I want to see it in action first, without being judged beforehand."

The coach was then keen to talk about the players who could be included to face Palermo and picked out summer signing, Diego Forlan for particular praise.

"I certainly have the line-up for the Palermo game in my head. He [Forlan] really has surprised us, beyond any expectation - he is an immensely talented player. Obviously we will use him as much as possible in the league," he added.

After the trip to Sicily, the 2011 Coppa Italia champions open their Champions League campaign with a home game against Trabzonspor on Wednesday.