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Antonio Conte appears to have made his first personal requests after being appointed as Spurs coach. Four Serie A players should be on a successful coach’s wish list.
Suddenly everything happened very quickly. After Nuno Espirito Santo was released from his duties on Monday, Tottenham reached an agreement on Tuesday Antonio Conte And announced the appointment of the Italian as a new coach.
With Conte, sporting director Fabio Paratici hired a coach accustomed to success, and in his previous three positions (Inter Milan, Chelsea, Juventus Turin) the 52-year-old won at least the national championship.
Tottenham: Dusan Vlahovic and Stefan de Vrij must come
On the other hand, Tottenham have been waiting for a title for several decades. In order to line up Spurs into the title contender, top-tier newcomers must join. According to Gazzetta dello Sport, striker Dusan Vlahovic (22, contract until 2023) of Fiorentina is high on Conte’s shopping list.
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In addition, the former national coach of the Gazzetta wants to strengthen himself with his former student Stéphane de Vries. The Dutch central defender listened for two years intermilan On Conte’s order.
Frank Casey and Manuel Lazzari in their sight
Also on Tottenham’s radar: Frank Casey of AC Milan. However, some major clubs participate in the Ivorian national player’s poker. Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool, Arsenal and Napoli are competing to sign the 24-year-old, whose contract expires at the end of the season.
The fourth candidate targeted by Conte is Manuel Lazzari. The 27-year-old midfielder is still long-term with club Lazio Roma, and his contract runs until 2024.
Antonio Conte is full of energy
Conte was on Tottenham’s shortlist last summer, after his stint with intermilan The very ambitious coach wanted to take a break. Now the 52-year-old is ready for the new mission.
“I can’t wait to work on giving the team and the fans the passion, mindset and determination that have always distinguished me as a player and coach,” the Italian said on the North London website, praising the terms: “Tottenham Hotspur has state-of-the-art facilities and one of the best stadiums in the world.” .
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