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Lawyer of Inter Milan striker Icardi: He's not after money

The lawyer of Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi insists he's not after money in his legal action.

Icardi is suing Inter for 'discriminatory behaviour' and bullying in the workplace. He has been excluded from training sessions with the team and coach Antonio Conte. It's been suggested he is seeking €1.5m in damages.

“I want to clarify that the request for damages is a necessary consequence of the legal action and not a personal initiative by the player," lawyer Giuseppe Di Carlo told Sport Mediaset.

“It would've been an incomplete document without requesting at least 20 per cent of the salary as compensation. Once you take that action, the issue of compensation becomes obligatory.

“It's a situation where money is irrelevant, because what Icardi wants is to be an integral part of the Inter project. How is it possible in two months of pre-season training he hasn't taken part in a single friendly?

“Now we must wait up to five days for the tribunal to accept the case and I think they'll wait until the transfer window has closed on Monday evening.

“Obviously, if Icardi were to complete a transfer, the legal action would be dropped."

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