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Roberto Mancini, Claudio Ranieri and more: Stefano Pioli is ninth Inter Milan boss to lose his job since Jose Mourinho’s Treble

Serie A giants still trying to replace 'Special One' and have fallen unrecognisably since winning five titles in a row

INTER MILAN are still trying to find a replacement for Jose Mourinho.

Stefano Pioli was the ninth boss to lose his job at the San Siro giants since the ‘Special One’ left for Real Madrid in 2010.

MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 22: Head coach Jose Mourinho of Inter Milan lifts the UEFA Champions League trophy following their team's victory at the end of the UEFA Champions League Final match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Inter Milan at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on May 22, 2010 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

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Jose Mourinho wins Champions League in 2010, and has never been replaced

Mourinho spent just two seasons at Inter, but left an unforgettable mark — winning the Treble in his final campaign.

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Since then, Inter have chopped and changed managers on a regular basis.

Here is ever manager since the current Manchester United boss, with some familiar names in there.

Rafa Benitez, 2010

Inter Milan's Spanish coach Rafael Benitez looks on during a training session, on November 23, 2010 at the Inter Milan's training Center in Appiano Gentile, on the eve of their Champions League football match against FC Twente. AFP PHOTO / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

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Rafa Benitez endured a disastrous short spell in charge of Inter Milan in 2010

While Mourinho was winning the Treble his arch-nemesis —well, one of them — was facing the chop at Liverpool.

Just five years after winning the Champions League and season after near winning the Premier League, Benitez was out the door following a disastrous campaign which culminated in seventh place finish.

And the difference showed.

Inter had won the past five titles but were 13 points adrift when they beat TP Mazembe to win the Fifa World Club Cup.

In the immediate aftermath of the victory, Benitez demanded backing the transfer market — but was instead shown the door.

Won the Championship this season with Newcastle.

Leonardo, 2010-11

ROME, ITALY - MAY 29: FC Internazionale Milano head coach Leonardo celebrates after victory in the Tim Cup final during the Tim Cup final between FC Internazionale Milano and US Citta di Palermo at Olimpico Stadium on May 29, 2011 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

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Leonardo celebrates winning Coppa Italia in his sole season as Inter manager

The former AC Milan player and Rossoneri boss was an unpopular appointment.

Amazingly, the Milanese clubs are the only teams the Brazilian has managed in his career.

He memorably back from defeat in the first leg to beat Bayern Munich in the Champions League — while he also won the Italian Cup.

Leonardo guided the club to 2nd place as he recovered impressively from the Benitez debacle.

Gian Piero Gasperini, 2011

NOVARA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 20: FC Inter Milan head coach Gian Piero Gasperini and Wesley Sneijder during the Serie A match between Novara Calcio and FC Internazionale Milano at Silvio Piola Stadium on September 20, 2011 in Novara, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

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Gian Piero Gasperini is one of the worst appointments in Inter Milan history

A brief but dreadful appointment.

Gasperini was in charge for just three months and was sacked after a winless run which included four defeats.

His highlights include a debut loss to Milan in the Italian Super Cup, defeats against managerless Palermo and Serie A newcomers, Novara, as well as Champions League humbling at home to Trabzonspor.

Gasperini is now showing just what Inter are missing as he has led unfashionable Atalanta into a genuine fight for a place at Europe’s top table.

Claudio Ranieri, 2011-12

Inter Milan's coach Claudio Ranieri reacts during their Champions League Group B soccer match against CSKA Moscow at the San Siro stadium in Milan December 7, 2011. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo (ITALY - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

Inter Milan was not a success story for Claudio Ranieri went from club-to-club

He was Serie A’s go-to man.

Ranieri was the equivalent of Sam Allardyce — and Inter were the 13th side he managed, including Juventus and Roma.

He won Milan derby and led the club the Champions League last-16, where they disappointingly bowed out to Marseille.

However, he failed to last the entire season and was sacked in March after two wins in 13.

But he’s recovered well, it seems.

Andrea Stramaccioni, 2012-13

MILAN, ITALY - MAY 19: Head coach FC Inter Milan Andrea Stramaccioni dejected during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale Milano and Udinese Calcio at San Siro Stadium on May 19, 2013 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

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Andrea Stramaccioni was just 36 when he replaced Claudio Ranieri as Inter boss

The Roman was the Inter youth coach, and sat in the big chair at the tender age of 36.

Stramaccioni endeared himself to the Nerazzurri faithful with a derby victory which cost the Rossoneri the title.

Inter looked to have turned a corner when they beat Juventus 3-1 in Turin to end the champions’ 49-match unbeaten run.

However, he led the club to a disappointing ninth-place and was shown the door.

Now at Panathinaikos.

Walter Mazzarri, 2013-14

Manchester United v Inter Milan, Washington DC 29th July 2014. Picture By Mark Robinson. Louis Van Gaal and Walter Mazzarri

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Walter Mazzarri greets Louis van Gaal before a pre-season friendly in USA

Worked wonders with Napoli, who he had transformed into a force both in Italy and in Europe.

He won the Coppa Italia and had led the club to runners-up spot in his final season.

Moving to Inter actually looked like a step down at the time — and yet he seriously struggled.

Mazzarri’s popularity was underlined when he kept Javier Zanetti on the bench for the Inter legend’s final Milan derby.

He was sacked at the beginning of the following season with the club in ninth.

Roberto Mancini, 2014-16

CHARLOTTE, NC - JULY 30: Team coach Roberto Mancini (L) of FC Internazionale is pictured during a water break of the International Champions Cup match between FC Internazionale and FC Bayern Muenchen on July 30, 2016 in Charlotte, United States. (Photo by Alexandra Beier/Bongarts/Getty Images)

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Roberto Mancini took Inter’s pre-season but was sacked before campaign began

The Premier League-winner was Inter boss before Mourinho — and re-hired six years after being sacked.

And actually led the club to the top of the table at Christmas last season.

However, a dreadful second half to the campaign saw the club finish fourth.

Constant disagreements with the owners led to Mancini leaving after a long stand-off in the summer.

Frank De Boer, 2016

epa05604662 Inter's coach Frank de Boer gestures during the Italian Serie A soccer match FC Inter vs Torino FC at Giuseppe Meazza stadium in Milan, Italy, 26 October 2016. EPA/DANIEL DAL ZENNARO

Frank De Boer was sacked as manager of Inter Milan after just 14 games in charge

He was expected to eventually return the club to its glory days.

De Boer was a long-term appointment and was backed with heavy spending in the summer.

However, seven defeats in 14 games spelt the end.

His relationship with his players deteriorated to the extent that striker Eder snubbed his offer of a handshake as he was substituted against Sampdoria.

Stefano Pioli, 2016-17

Stefano Pioli was sacked by Inter Milan with three games still play in season

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Stefano Pioli was sacked by Inter Milan with three games still play in season

Steered the ship well after the disastrous start to the season under De Boer.

Pioli led Inter to victory over Southampton in his first match in charge before winning 11 of the next 14 league games.

But a horror run of just one point in their last six — and that was after blowing a 2-0 lead against AC Milan — saw him sacked with three games left to play.