Related

Article

Moratti: Stankovic will always be an Inter legend

7 July 2013 19:00

Inter president Massimo Moratti has heaped praise upon Dejan Stankovic following his contract being terminated.

The 34-year-old spent nine years at the club before deciding to bring his time at San Siro to an end in the close-season, having made just three appearances in 2012-13.

However the midfielder, who featured 315 times in total for the Serie A side, will always remain a club legend according to Moratti.

"I am honoured to be able to thank such a splendid person as (Stankovic) who has done Inter proud and always responded to the fans' desires with courage and character," he told the club’s official website.

"He's a consummate professional who will always be loved by Inter fans and myself in particular. He'll be remembered as a battler who fought with class and courage.

"Thank you, Dejan."

The statement of gratitude comes shortly after a heartfelt message was posted by the Serbia international to Inter fans on the club's official website.

Stankovic, who won five Serie A titles with Inter, wrote: "The last 10 years have been the best of my life. I have grown both as a man and, with immense joy, as a footballer."

The midfielder is now a free agent and is rumoured to have generated interest from the likes of Fiorentina and a number of MLS clubs.

Sponsored links

Wednesday 8 July

Tuesday 7 July

23:52
23:17
22:58
22:37
21:49
21:36
21:30
21:16
20:39
19:26
19:12
18:06
18:01
17:47
17:38
16:46
15:57
14:47
14:29
13:43
13:32
12:59
12:32
12:27
12:03
11:18
10:31
10:04
09:49
06:58
05:43
05:36
03:04

Monday 6 July

23:41
22:08
21:11
20:18
20:11
19:47
18:50
18:34
18:24
17:33
17:19
17:09
17:05
16:40
16:29
16:07
15:39
14:22
13:38
13:24
13:08
13:05
11:49
11:21
10:24
09:37
08:19
07:34
07:04
04:20
04:13
03:15
02:50
02:49
01:49

Serie A table

# Team MP D P
6 38 +15 59
7 38 +6 56
8 38 +11 55
9 38 +3 54
10 38 +6 52

Facebook