Writing on Twitter, reliable football.london journalist Alasdair Gold has dropped a promising Tottenham Hotspur claim involving Antonio Conte.
The Lowdown: Spurs manager hunt…
Many candidates have been mentioned since Jose Mourinho was sacked by Spurs over a month ago, including the likes of Julian Nagelsmann and Brendan Rodgers.
However, it appears Antonio Conte is now the main candidate – with news very recently emerging that he is now in ongoing talks with Spurs.
The Italian appears to have leapfrogged target Mauricio Pochettino in contention for the job, and reliable correspondent Gold has dropped his own update on the situation.
The Latest: Gold drops enticing Conte claim…
Gold, writing on Twitter, now believes Conte is ‘looking likely’ to become the next Spurs manager and while they ‘pushed hard’ for Pochettino, PSG have fought hard to keep him.
“Now looking likely that Antonio Conte will become the next Tottenham boss,” he explained on social media.
“Spurs pushed hard to try to bring Mauricio Pochettino back but PSG have fought hard to keep him.
“Conte is one of the top managers in the world and it’s going to be fascinating to see how he will fit into a very different environment at Spurs than he’s previously had elsewhere.
“Conte suddenly becoming a free agent made him a very attractive prospect for Levy, but if he puts pen to paper as expected it’ll be intriguing to see how the two men gel.”
The Verdict: Huge…
This claim arguably comes as a big one amid the managerial merry-go-round.
Spurs now appearing to miss out on Pochettino comes as disappointing, but luckily, it appears they have a more than capable alternative in four-time Serie A winning boss Conte.
The 51-year-old comes a potentially prestigious appointment if they can get a deal done but it will be interesting to see whether he will be backed by chairman Daniel Levy.
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