Despite his post-match assertion that he retained the support of the club president, Inter Milan coach Gian Piero Gasperini woke up this morning to find that he was out of the job.
“Moratti has declared that I don’t have the support of the players? The harmony of the group is very good,” Gasperini told La Gazzetta dello Sport following the shock 3-1 defeat to Novara on Tuesday.
Inter president Massimo Moratti had already given an indication of his intentions after that game, when he told Sky Sport Italia: ”I did not see the coach have the team in hand. I will take the night to decide.”
Having slept on it Moratti did what we all suspected he’d been longing to do, and fired Gasperini.
A statement from Inter read: “Inter announces that today’s training session has been carried out by Daniele Bernazzani and Giuseppe Baresi.
“The club wishes to thank Gian Piero Gasperini for the effort shown during his tenure and manifests its true disappointment for the interruption of the relationship with the coach.”
Gasperini leaves Inter sitting 17th in Serie A with just one point from three games as well as a disappointing 1-0 home defeat to Trabzonspor in the Champions League.
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