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Inter Milan fans protest dreadful season by staging walkout during Serie A match

The club's 'ultras' walked out of their match against Sassuolo at the San Siro

Inter Milan is a not a happy camp at the moment.

It’s been a difficult season for the Nerazzurri, who sit eighth in the Serie A table and will not play European football next season.

Not good enough, lads

Not good enough, lads

And on Tuesday, the club sacked manager Stefano Pioli after a six month spell as head coach.

Pioli replaced Frank de Boer in November, but he failed to turn results around with last weekend’s defeat to Genoa seemingly one defeat too far.

Stefano Vecchi, the youth coach, has taken the reigns as caretaker manager for the time being, but Inter are reportedly eyeing Chelsea’s Antonio Conte for next season.

Is Conte on his way to Inter next season?

Is Conte on his way to Inter next season?

In the meantime, a season of hurt reached fever pitch for club’s ‘ultras’, who staged a mass-walkout during Inter’s clash against Sassuolo at the San Siro on Sunday.

Midway through the first half, fans sat in the north stand left their seats in protest over Pioli’s sacking, and headed towards the exits.

They left behind numerous banners, including this one which read: “Seeing as you don’t deserve our support, we’re going to lunch!”

They’ve gone to lunch, buon appetito!

They’ve gone to lunch, buon appetito!

And another:”Thank you Mister Pioli, the only Interista ‘actor’ in the middle of a team of unworthy players and a club of cameo roles.”

That’s far more eloquent that ‘Wenger Out’, at least.

In typical fashion, Inter lost the game 2-1.

At least the tiny band of Sassuolo fans were happy.