Antonio Conte makes Tottenham decision after securing Champions League spot

Antonio Conte has reportedly decided to remain at Tottenham as their head coach.

The fiery Italian had refused to answer whether he would be fully committing to the club but now The Telegraph report that he has decided to remain after the side secured a Champions League spot. The former Inter Milan boss held showdown talks with Fabio Paratici, the club’s director of football, in Turin on Friday and now he has committed his future to the Lilywhites.

There has been big speculation over the future of Conte, who was initially unsure whether to remain in the dugout. Conte had signed a one-and-a-half-year contract, with an option to extend it by a further 12 months, when he took over from Nuno Espirito Santo last November. But when quizzed whether he saw a long-term future with Spurs, he refused to commit.

But after Tottenham pipped Arsenal to a top-four spot, Conte made the decision to remain. The move will be looked upon favourably by the side, in particular Harry Kane, who is open to even signing a new deal now.

Meanwhile, the report states that Paratici has promised Conte that the side will try and bring in at least six fresh signings in the summer, as the club look to build on their successful campaign last term.

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Following confirmation that the club will be injected with £150million, it is thought that that amount will go to Conte for the summer window. The manager still has ambitions to take Tottenham to the top level and he is very aware that there is still much work to do to fulfil that.

It is believed that if Spurs keep hold of their promises of investing in the window and do not move the goalposts as far as signings are concerned, then the club can expect a long and fruitful relationship with Conte. Fraser Forster will soon be over the line while Conte wants Ivan Perisic and Alessandro Bastoni of Inter as well.

Other targets include Eintracht Frankfurt’s Filip Kostic and Manchester City attacker Gabriel Jesus, who is also under consideration from rivals Arsenal. However, the Champions League qualification has given Spurs the edge.

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