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Inter Milan coach Mazzarri: I can't stop Icardi talking up his affair

Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri says he is helpless from preventing Mauro Icardi stoking his controversial love affair.

For defeat to Atalanta, Icardi scored and also showed off a T-Shirt with a message for his girlfriend Wanda Nara, the ex-wife of former Sampdoria teammate Maxi Lopez.

Mazzarri said: "He is a very strong finisher, though he still doesn't always make the right decision. He is still feeling pain after months out and needs time to find his form.

"When I played we had different lives and no Internet or Twitter. If you want to be a Coach in modern times, you have to live with this sort of thing. There are players who listen to music by themselves before the game to prepare, which we never used to do.

"This is the youth of today and if I were to run around trying to stop all the things I didn't like, I'd go mad! I even tried to tell the lads not to celebrate after scoring, as we have often lost focus and conceded straight away."

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