Saturday February 8 2014
Official: Branca leaves Inter

Inter have officially parted company with technical director Marco Branca after weeks of controversy.

The former player had been blamed by fans and reportedly also new President Erick Thohir for the doomed deal with Juventus to swap Fredy Guarin with Mirko Vucinic.

Unpopular with fans and the subject of protests in recent weeks, it had been reported Branca’s contract would be terminated by mutual consent.

That has now occurred, as Inter released a statement this morning confirming Branca had left the club.

“FC Internazionale wishes to announce that the club and Mr Marco Branca have reached an agreement to end their working relationship. 

“FC Internazionale hands the reins of the club's Technical Area to sporting director Piero Ausilio, who will report directly to managing director Marco Fassone.

“The club thanks Marco Branca for the valuable contribution he has made, first as a player and then as a director, and wishes him the best of luck with the next stage of his career.

“Mr Marco Branca also thanks the club for the opportunities it has offered him over the years and for the prestigious results achieved together. He wishes Inter a highly successful future.”

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