Monday December 24 2012
Dunga rejected Inter job

Former Brazil boss Carlos Dunga has revealed that he was close to getting the Inter job in the summer of 2011.

The Nerazzurri were looking for a tactician at the time given Leoanrdo’s decision to quit for a director’s career at Paris Saint-Germain.

“I was close to Inter,” the current Internacional Coach told Zero Hora. “However, I didn’t want to go as they refused to negotiate with my agent, Antonio Caliendo.

“He’s been by my side since the beginning of my career and I didn’t want to go over the top of his head. That would have been wrong on a human and professional level.”

Inter eventually hired Gian Piero Gasperini, before moving on to Claudio Ranieri and then current tactician Andrea Stramaccioni.