- Associated Press - Monday, October 17, 2016

MILAN (AP) - Inter Milan captain Mauro Icardi will be punished according to “internal club regulations” after his comments about hard-core “ultra” fans.

In a statement, Inter did not specify what the punishment would entail but it was expected to include a hefty fine while letting him remain captain.

Icardi angered the fans when he recounted a clash with the “ultras” in his recently published autobiography, which the supporters called “lies.”

The “ultras” cheered after Icardi missed a penalty for Inter in a 2-1 loss to Cagliari on Sunday.

Icardi says, “Within a family, tough times and misunderstandings happen. It all stemmed from a page of my book, which was probably written in haste. … I’m really sorry that Inter fans got caught up in all this.”

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