Inter have ruled themselves out of the race to sign Lionel Messi this summer.
The Argentine has been strongly linked with the Serie A club in recent months, even before his transfer request at Barcelona.
“We’re not going to sign Leo Messi,” Piero Ausilio, Inter’s sporting director, told Sky Sport.
“I don’t even know where these crazy rumours are coming from.”
Ausilio also signalled a hands-off warning to Barcelona regarding Lautaro Martinez.
“We never started official talks with Barcelona over Lautaro,” Ausilio added.
“The day after his release clause expired, we considered him not for sale.