As per recent reports, Antonio Conte is closer to joining Tottenham Hotspur than ever. The news comes after Spurs sacked their ex-manager Nuno Espirito Santo.
Spurs’ dreaded form and disappointing results was straight away blamed on Nuno. The 3-0 defeat at home against Manchester United, led to the board calling a meeting to discuss his future at the club.
On 1st November, the Portuguese saw his exit from the club. Meanwhile, a rather shocking news came stating that Antonio Conte is now seeking a move to Spurs.
Tottenham are prepare paperworks for Conte
In the past few months, Antonio Conte denied all connections and rumours linking him to Spurs. The Italian manager was eager and ready to join Man Utd. While he waited respectfully for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s departure, the Norwegian was given one chance to safeguard his job.
With a stunning performance Ole seems to be safe for the time being. Hence, Conte is now looking for new prospects. The 58-yrs-old manager now seems ready to take on the Spurs job.
Tottenham are now pushing to convince Antonio Conte as new manager to replace Nuno. He’s always been top of the list since June when there was no agreement with Spurs board.
Recent news states that the Italian is ready to accept Tottenham proposal. Talks underway and understood to be ‘at final stages’ – salary and long term contract discussed but he seems convinced to say ‘yes’.
The former Inter Milan manager, led them to the Serie A title and has previously masterminded Chelsea‘s Premier League success in 2017. The Italian does not have a track record of staying at clubs for a lengthy period. The most games managed during one spell at a club by him is 106 at Chelsea.
Reportedly, the Lilywhites have offered Conte an 18-month contract, binding him to the club till 2023.
Follow us on Twitter for regular football updates.