"The decision to remove the captain's armband from Icardi was hard and painful, because we all know what he is worth to the team", Spalletti told reporters at his pre-match press conference.
Despite remaining under contract at the club until 2021, Icardi's future has been the subject of a huge amount of speculation this season - with his wife and agent Wanda Nara notoriously unpredictable in her dealings with the club.
'He was called up for Vienna but he did not want to be there.
Having scored three times in his last ten appearances for the club, his manager Luciano Spaletti suggested at the weekend that his contract talks are having an impact on his performances. Real Madrid are also regularly touted as potential suitors for the Argentine, and this latest development will only fuel the talk of an imminent departure from the San Siro.
The RB15 will run for the first time at British Grand Prix venue Silverstone today (Wednesday) as part of a filming day. Red Bull has offered the first glimpse of its 2019 F1 auto , the RB15, in an eye-catching one-off livery.
No weapons of mass destruction were found in Iraq, and it was later revealed that the war was justified using faulty information. Walter Jones , Jr. turned from pro-war to an antiwar firebrand after he discovered how Administrations lie us into war.
Westbrook had five assists heading into the fourth, and after a rest, he re-entered the game with 9:36 remaining. If the Thunder get high-level play from their two All-Stars they should be able to walk away with a win.
NASA is saying farewell to its Opportunity rover on Mars after having been out of communication with the robot for about a year. In the end, Opportunity set endurance and distance records that are years, if not decades, from being broken.
MJ says winning six National Basketball Association championships was a lot "harder" than what both All-Stars are doing. The NBA approved the purchase of the Hornets by Jordan with just $30 million in cash.
Asked whether the comments reflect Government policy, Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: 'No. The Brexit uncertainty is beginning to be felt across the economy.
Mnuchin, in China, looks forward to trade talks
After meetings in Washington last week ended in a stalemate, officials kicked off another round of talks in Beijing . United States officials previously said 1 March was a hard deadline for achieving a deal to avert further tariffs.
Vaping Is Erasing Gains Made Against Teen Smoking
The new report builds on evidence that youth e-cigarette use raises the risk of graduating to combustible cigarettes, he said. Since then, Gottlieb said that JUUL appears to be backtracking from previous statements about reducing youth use.
Enes Kanter signs deal with Portland Trail Blazers
Portland will host the Golden State Warriors tonight (10:30pm ET, airing on ESPN ) before heading into the All Star break. Kanter, who was born in Switzerland but is a Turkish citizen, has been openly critical of the Turkish government.
Terrorists target IRGC bus in southeastern Iran
The exact number of JA members is unknown, but according to some reports, it has over 500 members and followers. JA says it must fight the Shi'ite-dominated regime in Iran because it persecutes the Sunni minority.
Apple iPhone sales in China drop by 20%
Both companies have seen a slump in shipments in China, and have been the worst performing among top five smartphone makers. The shipment numbers for the quarter ending December 2018 are out, and things don't look good for Apple and Xiaomi.
Police officer gunned down in Queens
Officer Miosotis Familia, 48, was writing in her notebook when ex-convict Alexander Bonds strode up and shot her through a window. An elected delegate with the 102nd detective squad, Det. "We miss him, we're going to miss him.