Inter Milan coach Claudio Ranieri insists midfielder Thiago Motta is staying.

Ranieri has made it clear that he doesn't expect to be deprived of the 29-year-old over the next 48 hours.

"I have no fear that he will leave," he said. "I'm convinced that the boy will stay here with us.

"The club have assured me that he will not move until June at the earliest."