Spalletti was asked about his future and again seemed irritated at the constant questioning along these lines.
“There is a rapport, which is mine and not yours. It's an issue of consistency here. We went out of the Europa League, where we could've done more.
“If we don't win, we'll build something else next season – what kind of thinking is that? I don't lie to my players, I tell them the truth: that they are strong, they ought to win and if they fail then it's our own fault and I include myself in that.
“Now we're going into a fundamental match. Lazio have the advantage, they are in good shape and we'll see what happens.
“In the five minutes before going out there, I tell the squad that they are strong and ought to win, they have the quality to win, so if they don't then evidently I haven't done the right work to make the most of their potential, so it's only right then that I walk away."