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Conte in advanced talks with Tottenham over managerial job

Thu 03 June 2021 | 2:35

Tottenham are in advanced talks with Antonio Conte over becoming their new manager, and they are also keen to bring in former Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici.

The Italian coach is a free agent after terminating his deal with the Nerazzurri, where he won the Serie A title this season, and

Goal Italy

claims Spurs have made him the leading candidate to take over the North London club.

Spurs are looking for a new manager after sacking

Jose Mourinho

, with

Ryan Mason

having only been given the job temporarily until the end of the 2020-21 campaign.

The Premier League side were keen to link up with

Mauricio Pochettino

for a second spell, but with

PSG

reluctant to let go of their manager, they have turned their attention to the Italian.

Another former

Chelsea

boss,

Maurizio Sarri

, was also on the shortlist to take over at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, but Conte is the preferred choice.

Conte spent two seasons at Stamford Bridge between 2016 and 2018, winning the title in his first year.

Juventus

sporting director

Fabio Paratici

, who used to work with Conte between 2011 and 2014, decided to leave the club and was immediately linked to Spurs, who have been searching for a director of football as well as a new manager.


source: SportMob