Tottenham Hotspur have appointed Antonio Conte as their new manager after the Italian signed a contract to the summer of 2023 with the option to extend, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday.
Tottenham Hotspur have been in the market for a new manager after sacking Nuno Espirito Santo on Monday.
“I can’t wait to start working to convey to the team and the fans the passion, mentality and determination that have always distinguished me, as a player and as a coach, Conte said Tuesday.
“I am extremely happy to return to coaching, and to do so at a Premier League club that has the ambition to be a protagonist again,” Conte, 52, said. Tottenhamhotspur “Tottenham Hotspur has state-of-the-art facilities and one of the best stadiums in the world.
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Conte, whose previous spell in England lasted two years with Chelsea and earned him league title and FA Cup winner’s medal, had been in talks with Spurs to succeed Jose Mourinho over the summer but negotiations are reported to have broken down over the Italian’s demands to have more control over transfer decisions.