Inter reports on their official website that the club has resolved the contract with Cristian Chivu:

“F.C. Internazionale and Cristian Chivu announce officially that they have decided to resolve the contract that has kept the Romanian defender at Inter for seven years. Seven unforgettable seasons with successes, victories and dramatical happenings, united in the will to beat all obstacles. Inter and Cristian Chivu has shared a professional relation that goes beyond the pitch and the professional aspect. The club thanks Cristian from it’s hart for having been a protagonist in the most glorious days of the club, with his strength and loyalty.

To Cristian Chivu and his fantastic family, thank you and salutes from F.C. Internazionale.”