lberto Zaccheroni has resigned as Inter coach after eight months, the club have confirmed.

The 51-year-old, who led neighbours Milan to the Serie A title in 1999 took Inter to a fourth-place finish in Serie A this season after taking over from Hector Cuper in October.

Zaccheroni’s successor is expected to be Lazio coach Roberto Mancini.

Zaccheroni was the 10th coach at the club since Massimo Moratti became Inter president in February 1995.