Italian journalist Ivan Zazzaroni has hinted that Antonio Conte might not have any job to walk into back in Italy should Tottenham decide to sack the Italian right now.
It has been suggested over the last 24 hours that Conte’s days at Spurs could be numbered following his outburst on Saturday, with The Telegraph claiming on Monday that Daniel Levy is expected to sack the Italian before the end of this week.
However, other outlets like 90 min have subsequently suggested that the decision is a complicated one for Tottenham since the club would have to pay off £15m to the 53-year-old if they sack him before his contract runs out in the summer.
If Tottenham do decide to pull the plug on the project, the expectation is for Conte to return to Italy, with the former Inter and Juve boss having had fantastic success in Serie A throughout his managerial career.
However, Zazzaroni believes that the Spurs head coach would have to wait as the big jobs he would want are unlikely to open up this summer.
The journalist told Corriere dello Sport (as relayed by Calciomercato.it): “Inter Milan and Juventus have never thought about him.
“There’s not a single reason to think about Conte. It’s a journalistic interventions.
“Today, things at Inter have gotten worse: Skriniar, Dumfries and Brozovic are leaving, there are no funds, Marotta and Ausilio are working miracles.
“It would be like disavowing Conte. Conte to Juventus? They would need to send away someone like Allegri, who would cost €28m.”
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Given the financial state of the likes of Juve and Inter, Conte will certainly not be able to make the sort of transfer demands that he has been used to over the course of his career so far.
The 53-year-old’s demanding nature might put off those clubs from pursuing the Tottenham head coach.
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