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Antonio Conte In Advanced Talks For Tottenham Hotspur Job

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Antonio Conte In Advanced Talks For Tottenham Hotspur Job

Antonio Conte could become the new Tottenham Hotspur manager, with the former Chelsea boss reportedly in 'advanced talks' to replace Jose Mourinho.

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Spurs have been looking for a new boss since sacking Mourinho in April, just six days before their Carabao Cup final with Manchester City, with Ryan Mason taking the reigns until the end of the season.

The north London club were linked with a surprise return for Mauricio Pochettino, who was the man in charge before Mourinho, but now it looks like it'll be Conte.

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According to Sky Italia, the two parties are in 'advanced talks' over the Italian moving back to London to take the vacant role at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

The 51-year-old left Inter Milan last week, just weeks after leading the Nerazzurri to their first Serie A title in 11 years, because of the club's financial problems.

Conte could be the next Spurs manager. Image: PA Images
Conte could be the next Spurs manager. Image: PA Images

He was briefly linked with a return to Juventus, before the Old Lady picked another former manager in Max Allegri, to take over from Andrea Pirlo.

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There was also talk that he might take over from Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid but Los Blancos have gone back to Carlo Ancelotti.

Fans of Spurs will be gutted that they aren't following the recent trend of going back to their former manager, just 18 months after Pochettino left the club.

Instead they are at least lining up a proven winner, who has only just won a league title, something Pochettino failed to do with PSG at the first time of asking.

Pochettino was reportedly ready to leave PSG after just six months in charge. Image: PA Images
Pochettino was reportedly ready to leave PSG after just six months in charge. Image: PA Images
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The problem for Conte will be that Harry Kane still wants to leave the club this summer, with Manchester City favourites to sign the striker.

Perhaps the former Italy manager will be promised all of the funds from the sale, and he is a manager who is known to bring in lots of players in order to play his system with full backs.

As well as Conte, Spurs are reportedly in talks with former Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici, to take a similar role in north London, according to the Athletic.

Paratici was in position in Turin from 2010 until last week and has worked alongside Conte before for three Serie A title winning seasons for Juve.

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Topics: Jose Mourinho, Tottenham Hotspur, Football, Premier League, Antonio Conte

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