ntonio Conte has revealed he wish to handle a workforce “that has just lately received”, as he emphasised the necessity for a membership to have a profitable historical past in an obvious dig at a few of his current employers.
The Italian has been out of a job since leaving Tottenham in March, when his time in north London got here to a dramatic finish after he labelled his gamers “egocentric’ and slammed tradition on the membership.
In his 16 months at Spurs, Conte was unable to finish the membership’s look ahead to a trophy, falling to tame exits final season to AC Milan and Sheffield United within the Champions League and FA Cup respectively.
Conte just lately insisted he was having fun with spending time together with his household when requested about his future plans, however the 54-year-old has now mentioned a possible return and his need to keep away from the sort of tasks he has had in recent times.
“At some point I wish to coach a workforce that has just lately received,” Conte mentioned at a Sports activities Pageant in Trento organised by La Gazzetta dello Sport.
“For instance I took Chelsea coming off a seventh place, Juve after seventh.”
Within the closing weeks of his tenure at Spurs, Conte was massively vital of the mentality of the membership, claiming the issues went a lot deeper than merely the supervisor and main adjustments could be required to finish the trophy drought.
The Italian usually referenced the Tottenham’s previous struggles, and it’s clear that he views a membership’s historical past as essential to future success.
“Once I hear individuals say that historical past doesn’t rely, for me it’s a giant lie,” Conte mentioned.
“Once you enter the headquarters, the sports activities heart, and also you flip and look… being surrounded by trophies, by cups, it leads you to say ‘these have accomplished it, we’re right here to attempt to repeat what has been accomplished previously’.
“When there’s historical past, even when there’s mud on it, the profitable mentality you discover and the trail turns into simpler.
“Once you win you perceive what victory brings, being celebrated and writing historical past; then you definitely wish to repeat your self and wrestle to just accept defeat.”