Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly one of the clubs interested in potentially hiring Napoli manager Luciano Spalletti.
Following a disappointing run of form, it was reported last month that Antonio Conte’s future at the north London club is under question, hinting at a potential summer exit.
This has since led to other managers being linked with the Lilywhites, should they find themselves needing to hire a replacement for the 53-year-old, such as Brighton & Hove Albion head coach Roberto De Zerbi.
Now though, another Italian manager has apparently found himself on Spurs’ radar, as a recent report from Italian media outlet Il Mattino (via Sport Witness) has listed the Lilywhites as one of the Premier League clubs looking to hire Spalletti.
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This season has seen Spalletti’s side become one of the deadliest outfits in Europe. Specifically, across the top five European leagues, the Italian club have the fourth-highest number of goals scored (56) and the joint-third highest overall team rating (6.88/10) alongside Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain.
To further highlight how impressive Napoli have been from an attacking point of view this season, they top the list in Serie A for the total of key passes (308), progressive carries (526) and goal-creating actions (100).
With Spalletti proving his credentials as an attack-minded coach with Napoli, this could surely be an exciting appointment for Spurs to make sure they need to hire a new manager in the summer.