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Inter Milan boss Conte admits legal action against Italian press

Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte says they're taking legal action against Corriere dello Sport.

Conte was commenting after their 1-1 draw with Fiorentina.

The newspaper published an email from a Bologna fan noting he was “relishing" Inter's Champions League elimination, calling Conte “clapped out" and other insulting terms. Conte cancelled a media conference on Saturday in response and now says they're taking legal action.

"It is all being handled by the lawyers," Conte told Sky Sport Italia.

“It was not my choice, it was Inter who took it personally. If you want to set an example, we need to do it broadly and send a signal to everyone, not just individuals.

“The papers are going too far. One day they publish a front page on racism that makes us a laughing stock all over the world. Another day they publish a letter a day before Sinisa Mihajlovic announces he was ill, even when he asked them not to.

“We have to put some brakes on here. Just because someone has a pen, they don't get to just write whatever they want.

“Inter want to look into this so-called email, because it might be a fake and they want to know what is at the bottom of it."

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