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Inter President Massimo Moratti Refutes Claims That Esteban Cambiasso Requested Removal Of Rafael Benitez

Inter president Massimo Moratti has dismissed reports suggesting that midfielder Esteban Cambiasso wanted the club to sack coach Rafael Benitez.

It was earlier suggested that Cambiasso met with the Inter supremo and asked him to fire Benitez, as the Nerazzurri have slipped nine points behind Serie A leaders Milan.

However, Moratti has now denied that the Argentina international made such comments

"I wasn't aware he had said anything of the sort," the supremo said, according to ESPNSoccernet.

"The players would never say certain things, and nor would I allow them to. Cambiasso has full respect for Benitez and wants him to stay."

Cambiasso's goal against Twente on Wednesday evening saw Inter go through to the first knockout stage of the Champions League.

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