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Monday April 8 2013
Moratti still sees anti-Inter plot

Inter chief Massimo Moratti has confirmed his accusations that match officials are refereeing against his team.

Moratti last night launched an astonishing attack on the men in black after Atalanta were awarded an in-existent penalty in a game the Beneamata eventually lost 4-3.

“I haven’t changed my mind, no matter whether I am angry or not,” the oil baron noted on Monday afternoon.

“I don’t think I have to explain things any clearer, you just have to look at how this championship is evolving, especially in terms of us.

“When there is a desire to hit you then you get hit.

“When there are doubts over a Tommaso Rocchi penalty then it is not given. When there are doubts about a non-penalty then it is awarded against us. We haven’t been given a penalty for 21 games.”

Moratti was asked whether his club could be tempted into making a statement by fielding their youth team squad in Serie A with a finish in the top-three now unlikely.

“Fielding the Primavera? No,” he laughed. “We wouldn’t want to help them anymore. Goodbye Champions League? Yes, I think so.”

Inter caused more controversy today when they published an interview with Italian TV presenter Paolo Bonolis, a massive Inter fan.

In a chat with Inter Channel, Bonolis claimed that the Nerazzurri were being harmed so that city rivals Milan could finish high enough to qualify for the Champions League.

“I’m not Bonolis, it is up to him to respond,” Moratti stated when asked about those accusations.

“Everyone can have an opinion, this is a free country. I have mine on the constant damage being inflicted on us.”

Milan issued a brief note hitting back at the television celebrity.

“The statements of Paolo Bonolis, made to Inter Channel and distributed by the official Inter website, are exceptionally serious and without foundation,” they said.

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