He later made a made a U-turn and decided to stay after holding talks with Inter president Moratti, but speculation has continued about a possible change.
Fiorentina coach Cesare Prandelli is another name reportedly in the frame to come to come in for Mancini, but Moratti insists there is no truth in any of the rumours.
"These are all baloney," Moratti said. "Despite what you are saying and writing, there has been nothing.
"These would all be things to deny, but we have not got the patience to do it.
"I hope these rumours do not have an influence on Saturday's performance because we have a big game against Lazio."