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Antonio Conte favorite to replace Espirito Santo as Tottenham’s new manager!

Antonio Conte favorite to replace Espirito Santo as Tottenham's new manager! 2

Following the firing of Nuno Espirito Santo and his coaching team on Monday, Tottenham Hotspur are attempting to sign Antonio Conte as manager.

Spurs were trounced 3-0 at home by Manchester United over the weekend, and Santo was fired as a result.

The Club can today announce that Nuno Espírito Santo and his coaching staff Ian Cathro, Rui Barbosa and Antonio Dias have been relieved of their duties,” Tottenham had announced on their website.

“I know how much Nuno and his coaching staff wanted to succeed, and I regret that we have had to take this decision,” stated Fabio Paratici, Managing Director, Football.


Nuno is a true gentleman and will always be welcome here. We should like to thank him and his coaching staff and wish them well for the future.”

The statement added, “A further coaching update will follow in due course.”

Meanwhile, football transfer analyst Fabrizio Romano wrote on Twitter, “Tottenham are currently attempting to persuade Antonio Conte to replace Nuno as manager.”

He’s always been top of the list since June where there was no agreement with Spurs board.


“Tottenham director Paratici is working to find an agreement with Conte as priority.”

In another post, he said, “Tottenham board feeling ‘more than confident’ to convince Antonio Conte and appoint him as new manager to replace Nuno. Talks progressing right now with Conte’s camp. White circleFlag of Italy.”

“He’s asking an important plan for next transfers window and long-term contract. Paratici is on it.”

A few minutes later, he added that;


“Antonio Conte 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’. Negotiations to continue in the next few hours in order to complete the agreement

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