Serie A expert Conor Clancy has cast doubt on whether Antonio Conte would be a good appointment for Tottenham Hotspur.
The two parties are reported to be in talks over the ex-Chelsea boss taking the reins at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium following the departure of Jose Mourinho.
Of course, last week it was Mauricio Pochettino who appeared to be the front runner, as chairman Daniel Levy looked to bring him back from PSG, but Conte, per various reports, has now moved into pole position to take the job.
Should Spurs appoint Conte?
It would undoubtedly be a fascinating appointment, given that the Italian has won the league title in five of the last seven seasons he has spent in club management, and was a champion in 2020/21, as he guided Inter Milan to glory in Serie A.
But Clancy has his doubts over whether he would be able to work well with Levy, given the fact that Conte regularly wants to spend money to improve the squad.
He will be coming into the club, if he is appointed, at a time when rumours are swirling over the future of Harry Kane, who is understood to have asked to leave, so his transfer may help fund a rebuild, but Clancy, who works for Forza Italian Football, remains pessimistic.
He told The Transfer Tavern exclusively: “I don’t know how it would work at Spurs.
“Of course, Kane is probably going to leave which will leave money to be spent but if you look at Spurs’ history, when they get money like that, they don’t spend it on superstars, they dip down a level and sign a lot of players and Conte would probably moan about the clubs that these players are coming from.
“So as a coach, he’s fantastic and I think he would work but there’s more to it than that and with Conte and with the way Levy is as well, I do not see that going well.”
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