Marco Fassone and Milan look set to end up in court, after the former CEO was dismissed by new owners Elliott Management.
The former Inter director was appointed by Yonghong Li, but was removed yesterday as the U.S hedge fund installed its new board.
Tuttosport believes that Fassone was asked to resign at a meeting in London last week, but refused to do so.
The newspaper believes that his links to Li and the Chinese ownership formed part of the reason, but also alleges that the CEO wanted to extend his own contract.
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