Calciomercato newspaper revealed that Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis called Antonio Conte twice to invite him to be the head coach of the southern Italian team. The first took place last month and the most recent was the conversation this past week.
However, the 74-year-old president could not convince the former Tottenham Hotspur coach. Conte wants to rest and spend time with his family during this time.
Not to mention, Antonio Conte always demands a very high salary. It is known that the former Juventus player requires every team to make an offer of at least 8 million euros per season if they want his services.
The number that Coach Conte requested is also very high compared to the average salary of coaches in Serie A. Currently, Max Allegri and Jose Mourinho are the coaches with the highest salaries in Serie A, but only receive 7 million. Euros every season.
In addition to the teams in Serie A interested in Antonio Conte, representatives of the Arab region are also ready to invite the 54-year-old strategist. In an interview with Rai TV’s Belve program, Conte revealed that he had rejected the offer to lead the Saudi Arabia national team. “The Saudi Arabia team once made a huge offer to Mancini and other coaches, including me, but I refused,” Conte shared.
Antonio Conte took office at Tottenham on November 2, 2021, replacing Nuno Espirito Santo. However, he was also unsuccessful. Through 76 matches, the team under him achieved a win rate of 53.95%.
Minh Duc | 10:47 November 20, 2023