According to Italian transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, Antonio Conte ‘verbal agreement’ with Arsenal are not true, with Italian boss committed to a new venture by taking on a punditry role with Sky Italia.
Speculation linking the former Inter Milan and Chelsea boss with the Arsenal job from Spain has come to light in the past few days with Mikel Arteta under increasing pressure after his side’s started this campaign in disappointing ways.
The Gunners are sitting bottom of the league standings with three defeat from the three games, while also yet to record a goal, despite splashed out over £150million on sixth players during recently closed summer transfer window.
And reports by Spain outlet Todo Fichajes, claimed the Gunners chiefs are already making moves behind the scenes to replace former assistant manager of Manchester City, who is 39-year-old.
The reports explain in details that the Italian coach Antonio Conte, who win seven major trophy in his coaching career, has ‘already closed a preliminary agreement’ with Arsenal.
However, Italian transfer guru Fabrizio Romano has confirmed there’s no verbal agreement between Arsenal and Antonio Conte, who spent two years at Chelsea, and winning the Premier League title with additional of FA Cup before their acrimonious split in 2018.
Due to the club’s financial troubles, Conte, 52, terminating his deal with the Nerazzurri by mutual consent, just weeks after winning the Serie A title with Inter Milan.
The former Blues boss is free agent and despite yet to receive any approach from Arsenal executive chiefs there’s possiblities for him to become club head coach next month if Mikel Arteta failed to impresss in club’s September fixtures.
The Gunners face Norwich, Burnley and Tottenham, with the first and last of those games at home. And a turnaround in results is not out of the question given the tough nature of their opening games against Brentford, Mancheseter City and Chelsea.