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Inter firm up Mazzarri commitment

Published: Wednesday 2 July 2014, 14.28CET
"I hope I can repay the faith shown in me," said FC Internazionale Milano coach Walter Mazzarri after agreeing a contract extension running until summer 2016.
Inter firm up Mazzarri commitment
Walter Mazzarri led Inter to fifth place in his first season ©AFP/Getty Images
 
 
Published: Wednesday 2 July 2014, 14.28CET

Inter firm up Mazzarri commitment

"I hope I can repay the faith shown in me," said FC Internazionale Milano coach Walter Mazzarri after agreeing a contract extension running until summer 2016.

Coach Walter Mazzarri has agreed a one-year contract extension that will see him guide FC Internazionale Milano until 2016.

Mazzarri assumed the Inter helm in summer 2013 and his initial terms were due to expire at the end of 2015. Last season the 52-year-old led the Nerazzurri to fifth place, earning a UEFA Europa League play-off slot.

"First of all I'd like to thank president Erick Thohir," said former SSC Napoli, UC Sampdoria and Reggina Calcio boss Mazzarri. "He's shown once again that he believes in me and the project we began a year ago. I hope I can repay the faith shown in me with my work on the pitch. I'll do everything in my power to get Inter back where they belong in Italy and Europe."

Thohir added: "We're very happy to have extended our coach's contract. With this extension we have made it clear that Mazzarri is a cornerstone of our project. I'm confident with the hard work and dedication he has shown he'll achieve great things at this club."

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