Mourinho hits back at jeers

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Internazionale coach Jose Mourinho turned on the fans who jeered his players during Saturday's 2-0 victory over Lazio.

Second-half goals from Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Sulley Muntari strengthened Inter's grip on a third straight Scudetto, but afterwards an agitated Mourinho hit back at the fans who had booed his side - and in particular Ibrahimovic.

"It's not right," protested the Portuguese coach. "I've been here for ten months and I've given my soul to the club.

"I like Inter and San Siro, so I'd love to celebrate the Scudetto at home, but there can always be moments of frustration during a match.

"We need the fans to support us, not jeer us. It didn't seem right when they reacted so negatively. In any case the fans should not boo a team that is so close to the Scudetto.

"Right now we are tired mentally and physically after many matches and many battles. That's why we don't always play as well as we'd like.”

Meanwhile, Ronaldinho will not be leaving AC Milan at the end of the season, according to his agent.

The Brazil star has endured a mixed first campaign in Serie A with the Rossoneri following his arrival from Barcelona.

Ronaldinho has started just 17 Serie A games and has been linked with a move to Turkish football with Fenerbahce.

However, his brother and agent, Roberto De Assis, claims the former world and European player of the year will be staying at the San Siro.

"We will not be leaving Milan," he claimed in a brief statement.