Julio Cesar has revealed that Inter decided to show him the door after he refused to lower his salary at San Siro.
With no Champions League football this season, the Nerazzurri have spent the summer trying to cut costs and the average age of their squad.
Speaking ahead of completing a move to QPR, the custodian has explained why the Beneamata have opted to replace him with Udinese’s Samir Handanovic.
“Inter suggested that I reduce my salary,” the 32-year-old told Sportv News. “But no player in my situation would have done that.
“I am not a hypocrite and I can talk openly about this. It became a tough situation for both parties.
“I'll terminate my contract with Inter and thank President Massimo Moratti for the seven wonderful years we have had together.
“I'll ask him to let me go on the pitch before the match between Inter and Roma this weekend so I can give a collective hug to all the fans.
“That would be a nice gesture and I don't think the President will deny me that.”
The South American, formerly of Chievo Verona, landed in London earlier this week for talks with the Loftus Road outfit.