Italian boss reveals Premier League offers.
Italy national team boss Antonio Conte has revealed that he had an offer to manage a “very big” Premier League side last year, according to the Daily Express.
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Conte was released from his duties as coach of Juventus last summer, but has now confirmed that he remained loyal to the club despite some heavy interest from the Uk.
He spurned the chance to make the move to the Premier League by becoming the coach if the Italian national side instead.
“Last year I had several offers,” he said.
“There was one from a very big English team, but as a matter of respect I never told anyone.
“I decided to continue with Juventus. That didn’t last very long, but that’s another story…”
There are now several theories as to the identity of the club’s with many pointing towards Manchester United, who were desperately trying to find a new manager to take over from David Moyes in April of last year.
Another club on the look out for a new gaffer was Tottenham, who were seeking a replacement for Tim Sherwood.