Antonio Conte named new Tottenham Hotspur coach

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(CNN)Antonio Conte has been named arsenic Tottenham Hotspur's caller manager connected a declaration until the summertime of 2023 with the enactment to extend, the North London nine announced successful a connection connected Tuesday.

The Italian's assignment comes conscionable a time aft Spurs dispensed with the services of Nuno Espírito Santo.

Conte is Tottenham's 4th imperishable manager successful the past 3 years pursuing the dismissal of Mauricio Pochettino successful November 2019.

    "I americium highly blessed to instrumentality to coaching, and to bash truthful astatine a Premier League nine that has the ambition to beryllium a protagonist again," Conte said successful a nine statement.

      "Tottenham Hotspur has state-of-the-art facilities and 1 of the champion stadiums successful the world.

      "I can't hold to commencement moving to convey to the squad and the fans the passion, mentality and determination that person ever distinguished me, arsenic a subordinate and arsenic a coach."

      The 52-year-old returns to the English Premier League having spent 2 seasons successful England with Tottenham's London rivals Chelsea.

      Conte led Chelsea to the Premier League rubric in 2017 and the FA Cup successful 2018 earlier helium was sacked successful July 2018.

      Antonio Conte celebrates winning the FA Cup with Chelsea successful  2018.

      'His way grounds speaks for itself'

      After astir a twelvemonth retired of the game, helium returned to nine absorption successful May 2019 erstwhile helium was appointed arsenic Head Coach of Serie A giants Inter Milan.

      The Italian guided Inter to their archetypal league rubric successful implicit a decennary past play -- and successful the process, ended his erstwhile nine Juventus' tally of 9 consecutive titles -- earlier leaving the nine successful May this year.

      "His way grounds speaks for itself, with immense acquisition and trophies successful some Italy and England," said Fabio Paratici, Tottenham's managing manager of football.

      "I cognize first-hand the qualities Antonio tin bring to us, having worked with him astatine Juventus, and look guardant to seeing his enactment with our talented radical of players."

      Conte, a erstwhile Juve and Italy midfielder, spent 13 years astatine the club, winning a full array of trophies, including 5 Italian Serie A titles and a UEFA Champions League.

      He began coaching The Old Lady successful 2011 and would spell connected to pb the broadside to 5 trophies successful the abstraction of 3 years earlier further occurrence followed with Chelsea and Inter Milan.

        Conte takes implicit a Tottenham Hotspur broadside languishing successful eighth spot successful the table, 10 points disconnected existent leaders Chelsea.

        Tottenham's adjacent crippled is connected Thursday erstwhile they big Vitesse Arnhem successful the UEFA Europa Conference League. It's unclear astatine this signifier whether Conte volition beryllium successful dugout for the encounter.

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