Antonio Conte ‘will quit Inter Milan tonight with the Italian furious with President Steven Zhang after learning that Serie A champions need to cut labor costs by 20% and generate £ 86.5m in player sales to head this summer to keep above water ‘
- Antonio Conte will leave Inter Milan on Wednesday evening
- The Italian is reportedly outraged by the club’s financial constraints this summer
- Inter must generate £ 86.5 million in player sales and cut payroll by 20 percent
- Conte, 51, will meet with the club chiefs to discuss the termination of his contract
Antonio Conte is reportedly planning to leave Inter Milan on Wednesday evening with the fiery Italian who is reportedly angry at the club’s financial constraints this summer.
Conte had two fantastic seasons with the Nerazzurri, culminating in winning the Scudetto this campaign, ending Juventus’ nine-year dominance of Italian football.
The 51-year-old was expected to lead the club into the 2021-22 season. However, Inter’s dire financial situation could lead to Conte walking away so soon after earning Serie A glory.
Antonio Conte (center) was due to leave Inter Milan on Wednesday evening – just days after winning Serie A – after a furious fight with club chief Steven Zhang (center left)
According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Conte and Zhang’s divide will cause a bitter rift
According to Italian outlet The Gazzetta dello SportConte was reportedly furious with President Steven Zhang when he was told the club would be forced to sell several of their star players and hand out pay cuts.
The payroll is reportedly to be cut by 20 percent, while they need to generate a massive £ 86.5 million in player sales to keep their heads above water.
Conte had expected to spend more money in the coming period to maintain Inter’s dominance at the top of Serie A, and he would meet with Zhang again in the coming days to sort out the details of his contract termination – making the Italian about £ 5.2 million.
The Inter chief told Conte he will face financial constraints in the summer’s transfer window
Inter is reportedly expected to generate £ 86.5 million in player sales and cut payroll by 20 percent
The 51-year-old’s uncertainty at Inter could propel Tottenham into action as chairman Daniel Levy tries to get a big name to succeed Jose Mourinho after a disappointing campaign.
Levy seems at some distance from appointing a new manager for the Spurs hotseat, with Julian Nagelsmann, Hans Dieter-Flick, Erik ten Hag and Brendan Rodgers all rejecting the Tottenham chief’s claims.
Former Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has been linked with a shocking return to North London, although Conte’s previous success in England – winning the Premier League at Chelsea – could affect Levy, who is desperate for Spurs to retire. to end their dry period without silverware.
Despite winning the Scudetto, Conte is so enraged that he tries to walk away from the club
The 51-year-old’s availability may be in Daniel Levy’s best interest at Tottenham Hotspur
Conte dedicated Inter’s Scudetto triumph to himself over the weekend after winning the Italian top flight by a whopping 12 points.
I dedicate it [the Scudetto] For myself. Because I know it hasn’t been an easy road in these two years, ‘he said.
‘I really had to get everything out of myself. There have also been times when I doubted things and questioned myself.
‘But we’ve been strong enough to go above and beyond. We’ve all been good, even me.
‘I think it was the right end to an extraordinary year. Even today we played a beautiful game, we left nothing behind.
‘We have collected 91 points, scored more than 90 goals. The best defense, the second best offense, it means having done something beautiful and important. ‘