Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte went on a fiery attack on the club chiefs as his club secured second spot in Serie A on Saturday night.
The Italian's side finished a point behind league winners Juventus, but Conte felt he was never given enough support by the executives.
Conte, in particular, felt the club's top chiefs never protected the players when they came under criticism during a period when results went south.
"It has been a tough year on a personal level, very tough," he told Sky Italia.
"I don't think the players saw their work recognized, I don't think I saw my work recognized and we all received very little protection from the club.
Adding: "We have to grow and improve in all areas, including off the field, and a big club should protect its players more. We'll discuss it all at the end of the season, I have to meet the president (Steven Zhang) and he's in China right now.
"It was very, very intense this year, difficult, and the lads did well to isolate ourselves and create unity within us, despite the difficulties. I don't like people who get on the bandwagon and I saw a lot of that with Inter this year.
"We had to eat dung for months and got zero protection. My problem is that I have a vision, I see the path we have to take and I know what we need to do.
The former Chelsea manager arrived in Milan in May 2019 and has done well in his first season in charge despite a few struggles.
He has however threatened in the past that he will walk away if the club does not offer enough support for his subject.