Inter director Ernesto Paolillo has written an open letter to President Massimo Moratti after taking the decision to leave the club.
“Dear President,” he wrote on the club’s website. “I have always thought that life, much like the economy, comes in cycles and that is why I would like to inform you that – following the upcoming conclusion of the final stages of the Youth Academy Leagues – I consider my cycle at Inter to be at an end.
“It is from the bottom of my heart that I thank you, the entire Moratti family and everyone at the club for the constant support I have received during these fantastic years, as well as the opportunity you gave me to be a part of the success that Inter has had – at every level – over the course of this cycle.
“It has been an incredible, unique experience and I will not try to hide how emotional I am in taking this decision. Thank you again, and all the best to Marco Fassone who is about to begin a new cycle, part of a bright future here at Inter.”
Paolillo, 66, joined Inter in the 2000s after working with Spezia Calcio. Fassone, who will become Inter’s director general, has a past with Juventus and Napoli.