Tottenham Hotspur ‘establish Marco Silva as possible Antonio Conte substitute’

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Spurs 'identify Silva as possible Conte replacement'

Tottenham Hotspur could reportedly transfer for Fulham boss Marco Silva if Antonio Conte departs the membership in the summertime.

Ever since his arrival in North London, it has been well-documented that Conte solely possesses a contract till the tip of 2023-24.

Whereas Spurs have all the time been open to extending these phrases, that has seemingly modified in current weeks with the membership exiting the FA Cup and Champions League.

On the again of dropping out to AC Milan in Europe, it was quickly claimed that it was extremely probably that Conte wouldn’t keep at Spurs past the conclusion of the present marketing campaign.

Though the 53-year-old is predicted to stay within the dugout for the remainder of this season’s Premier League, a wide selection of options are allegedly being thought of.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte pictured on March 11, 2023.

The likes of former Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel, ex-Spain supervisor Luis Enrique, Brentford boss Thomas Frank and Nottingham Forest head coach Steve Cooper have all been linked with a swap to Spurs.

In response to The Solar, nevertheless, Silva is excessive up on Spurs’ wishlist on the again of his work at metropolis rivals Fulham.

After getting Fulham promoted from the Championship in 2021-22, Silva is now main a shock cost for European qualification having successfully already ensured that relegation won’t be a difficulty.

Even after a two-match dropping streak, the Cottagers occupy eighth place within the Premier League desk, 9 factors adrift of fourth-placed Spurs.

Fulham manager Marco Silva on October 9, 2022.

Fulham are realistically wanting on the Europa League as a best-case situation, but that will be regarded as one of the vital notable achievements of the season ought to Silva’s aspect finish the marketing campaign strongly.

One issue that would play into Spurs’ favour is Silva having beneath 16 months remaining on his present phrases on the West London aspect.

However, the Portuguese has constructed a proficient squad at Fulham and would want convincing to depart that challenge, even when an even bigger membership got here calling.

The 45-year-old is already in his seventh job as a supervisor, his present whole of 82 matches being the second-longest that he has lasted at one membership.