Premier League Club Posts Conte Holding up Team's Shirt Then Delete it, Fans React

Premier League Club Posts Conte Holding up Team's Shirt Then Delete it, Fans React

  • Tottenham mistakenly posted the unveiling of Antonio Conte as their new manager days after Nuno Espirito Santo was sacked
  • Spurs social media team quickly deleted the social media post as an official announcement is yet to be made by the north London club
  • The Italian tactician has signed a 2-year deal worth £15million a few months after leaving his job as Inter Milan boss

Tottenham quickly deleted a post on Twitter as it showed Antonio Conte holding up Spurs shirt as the club's new boss, The Sun.

What the story is

There has been speculation that the Italian gaffer is the prime candidate for the vacant managerial position at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Premier League club post Conte holding up team's shirt and delete, fans react
Tottenham post Conte holding up team's shirt and quickly deleted it to the despiar fans. Photo by The Sun
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Nuno Espirito Santo was sacked as manager of the Lily Whites following their 3-0 loss to Manchester United over the weekend.

But things have been blown out of proportion after the club's social media team posted a photo of Conte being unveiled with an official announcement being made.

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What fans said

And this has generated several reactions from fans of the Premier League club as there has been an outpour of emotions on Twitter.

One fan said:

"Spurs even bottled the Conte announcement lmfao."

A second added:

"No way the admin has messed up the big Conte announcement."

Conte has signed a 2-year deal with Spurs worth £15million and the 52-year-old will resume work immediately when his work permit is ready.

Tottenham will be filing out on Thursday's Europa Conference League clash against Vitesse and Conte is expected to be at the dugout in his first game in charge.

Conte expected in London to complete switch to Tottenham

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Antonio Conte is believed to be in advanced talks with Tottenham following the sacking of Nuno Espirit Santo, ESPN, Goal.

Spurs have lost have of the Premier League fixtures this season and the defeat to Man United at the Tottenham stadium cost Nuno his job.

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Nuno's side also fell short to top English sides including Crystal Palace, Chelsea, Arsenal, West Ham as well as United.

Solskjaer feels sorry for the sacking of Nuno Espirito Santo also reported that Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has promised to get in touch with sacked Tottenham Hotspur manager, Nuno Espirito.

Espirito was shown the door at Tottenham following the north London side's 3-0 defeat in the hands of the Red Devils at the weekend.

Goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Edinson Cavani and Marcus Rashford further compounded Espirito's woes resulting in his sacking.