Antonio Conte will reportedly leave Spurs at the end of the season
Spurs could be looking for a new manager again.
Antonio Conte is reportedly set to leave Tottenham Hotspur at the end of the season following the expiration of his contract.
Reports in Italy have said that the Italian will walk away after falling out with the club's hierarchy despite the fact that negotiations over a new deal continue to rumble on.
Tottenham are currently fifth in the Premier League but face a battle to reach the top four after back-to-back defeats against Arsenal and Manchester City and prepare to face high-flying Fulham on Monday.
Conte has been vocal about his realistic ambitions for his side and claims that there is a long way to go before they can reach their peak.
The former Chelsea boss hasn't shirked away from difficult questions about the form of his team and has made no secret that some signings have been made without his say.
Spurs are reportedly in talks with the ex-Juventus manager about extending his stay in north London, but Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio told his ‘L’Originale' program on Sky Sports that it is unlikely he will be there beyond the end of this season.
He said: "The news I can tell you with certainty is that Antonio Conte will leave Tottenham at the end of the season.
"There was no spark, his contract is expiring and the club has not asked him for a renewal. The club does not like the frequent jibes.
"Conte wants players to win, while the club prefers to trade, the feeling with the club has not clicked. His family, among other things, has remained in Italy."
According to Daily Telegraph reporter Matt Law, however, Conte has yet to decide on his Tottenham future, and will likely make a decision closer to the end of the current campaign.
The Italian coach 'wants to be sure' Spurs will be 'competitive' next season.
Antonio Conte has not made any decision on his Tottenham future - nothing likely until much closer to the end of the season or even once it has finished. As has always been the case, Conte wants to be sure he can be competitive to win. Still an awful lot to play for this season.
— Matt Law (@Matt_Law_DT) January 22, 2023
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