Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is weighing up whether or not to sack supervisor Antonio Conte this week, 90min understands.
Whereas Spurs stay fourth within the Premier League, limp exits within the FA Cup and Champions League threw the Italian’s future into doubt and his meltdown at Southampton plunged the membership additional into disaster.
90min revealed earlier on Monday Tottenham might be compelled to pay Conte a whipping £15m in the event that they dismiss him earlier than the tip of the season.
Now, sources have confirmed Conte is again in Italy for a routine journey to his homeland having held talks with Spurs boss Levy. A ultimate determination has not but been reached however quite a lot of officers on the membership consider Conte’s place is untenable.
Tottenham’s surge into the highest 4 final season had followers and neutrals satisfied of a possible title cost this time round. Nonetheless, issues merely by no means acquired off the bottom and Spurs have failed to supply constant performances.
The north London aspect’s season was nonetheless alive in early March however exits from the FA Cup and Champions League stunk of mismanagement and poor ways earlier than Conte let free at Southampton following a 3-3 draw.
He accused his gamers of being ‘egocentric’ and insinuated the membership’s board had fostered a tradition of continuous failure.
Conte stated: “The coach is accountable, the membership is accountable…the gamers need to take their duty as a result of what we now have seen in the previous few months, I don’t like. I’m not used to seeing some of these state of affairs. I see quite a lot of egocentric gamers and I don’t see a staff.
“Tottenham’s story is that this. 20 years there may be the proprietor and so they by no means received one thing. Why?
“Till now I attempt to cover the state of affairs. However there are ten video games to go. Individuals assume we are able to battle? Battle for what? With this perspective, this spirit, this dedication. For seventh? Eighth place? I’m actually upset.
“In the event that they wish to proceed on this manner, they’ll change the supervisor, quite a lot of managers, however the state of affairs can’t change. Imagine me.“
Within the rapid short-term, whatever the supervisor who fills the dugout, Spurs have ten video games left to safe a high 4 spot and Champions League soccer subsequent season. Newcastle are actually within the driving seat, sitting two factors behind Tottenham with two video games in hand.
Harry Kane continues to be giving his all in an try and haul in Erling Haaland within the Golden Boot race, although his 21 targets rank firmly second to the Norwegian large’s 28.
There’s lots that must be fastened at Tottenham earlier than they’ll begin difficult on the high of the Premier League once more. Why not have a look at who 90min blame for his or her horrendous state of affairs?