EXPOSED How Italy planned to PRINT LIRA but EU-backed president DESTROYED bid to oust euro

ITALY’S rejected Finance Minister Paolo Savona was among a group of economists preparing a “Plan B” which would have seen the country initiate the leaving the Euro over just a weekend, it has spectacularly been revealed.

By Alice Scarsi

The groundbreaking plan, called “Plan B: Practical guide to leave the Euro”, set out a strategy to re-launch Italy’s former national currency the Lira.

The group of anti-euro economists came up with “the best way” for the Eurozone’s third biggest currency to leave the single currency and create the “foundation of a solid economic growth” in a 80-slide plan.

The financial experts called for the printing of eight billion new Lira coins in secret to avoid the destabilisation of financial markets.