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Juventus thinking about unlikely Antonio Conte reunion

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Juventus will make Tottenham head coach Antonio Conte their prime managerial goal ought to they determine to half methods with Massimiliano Allegri within the close to future, 90min understands, however finishing such a deal would show tough.

The Bianconeri have made a sluggish begin to the brand new season, profitable simply two of their opening seven Serie A matches and dropping each Champions League group stage video games to date.

Allegri’s pragmatic type has additionally been introduced into query and he’s below intense strain to show Juve’s fortunes round.

90min understands that some Juventus chiefs want to change Allegri with Conte, regardless of the latter kicking up a fuss on his means out of the membership again in 2014.

Conte notably needed to signal Juan Cuadrado – now sarcastically at Juventus – from Fiorentina, however his request was denied, and he was upset with the sale of Arturo Vidal, resigning quickly after these selections had been made. He was changed by Allegri for his first stint on the membership.

Regardless of his bitter exit and high-profile grievances on his return with bitter rivals Inter in recent times, Conte is on good phrases with a few of Juve’s hierarchy. His spouse and daughter additionally nonetheless reside in Turin.

Nevertheless, Juventus’ monetary issues imply {that a} pursuit of Conte could be reasonably tough. They’re anticipated to verify annual losses of almost €250m, whereas sacking Allegri may price one other €36m.

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Moreover, whereas Conte’s present deal at Spurs expires on the finish of the present season, the membership retain an choice to set off a one-year extension.

90min additionally understands that Tottenham want to have Conte a brand new contract, however it’s unlikely that talks will start earlier than this winter’s World Cup.

The 53-year-old was beforehand prime of PSG’s managerial shortlist to switch Mauricio Pochettino earlier this yr, however ended up staying at Spurs, who’ve made an unbeaten begin to the brand new Premier League season.

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