According to Italian journalist Fabio Santini, speaking to Il Prosecco as relayed by Area Napoli and translated by Sport Witness, former Premier League boss Maurizio Sarri ‘could go to train in the Premier League with Tottenham’.
This big claim comes amid other reports that the favourites to succeed former boss Jose Mourinho on a permanent basis appear to be the likes of Julian Nagelsmann and Brendan Rodgers.
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Other reports have even mentioned Graham Potter and Scott Parker as outside managerial candidates over Sarri, so it seems to be a complete free-for-all when it comes to predicting Mourinho’s permanent successor.
Recently, other claims coming out of the continent suggested that Levy had approached the ex-Chelsea gaffer, but reporters close to the club have since come out to deny those reports (Evening Standard).
Now, another Italian reporter has claimed Sarri is indeed a candidate – citing his sources as proof.
“I have two news about Napoli,” he told Il Processo, via Area Napoli and Sport Witness.
“I’m starting from the bad one: Maurizio Sarri, much loved by the fans, will not land in Campania.
“According to my information, the coach from Figline Valdarno could go to train in the Premier League at Tottenham.”
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A winner in both Italy and England, winning the Europa League with Chelsea and the Scudetto with Juventus, he has absolutely no shortage of credentials.
However, given he was at the Chelsea helm, he could be a controversial appointment for Spurs supporters.
Nagelsmann, on the other hand, plays a similar style of football and has been lavished with praise by both the media and his players for his ‘fearless‘ approach to management.
For this reason, we believe the German boss should be targeted above all others, even if Sarri is an intriguing candidate.
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