Tottenham Boss Conte Contacts 2 Former Super Eagles Stars who Played for Chelsea for January Move

Tottenham Boss Conte Contacts 2 Former Super Eagles Stars who Played for Chelsea for January Move

  • Antonio Conte is understood to be ready to work with former Nigerian internationals, John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses
  • The 53-year-old is desperate to Tottenham's fortunes around after their unimpressive start to the new campaign
  • Mikel left Stamford Bridge after Conte's arrival while Moses won the Premier League and the FA Cup under the Italian gaffer

Antonio Conte has reportedly got in touch with former Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses, Team Nigeria UK, Brila.

The former Nigerian internationals had played under the Italian manager during his spell at Stamford Bridge.

Conte contacts Mikel, Moses for Spurs move
Antonio Conte contacts Mikel, Moses ahead of January transfer move to Tottenham. Photo by Nick Potts

Mikel's frustrating spell with Conte

In fact, Mikel had to end his 11-year spell with the West London club after Conte dimmed him surplus to requirements.

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Now reports claim the 53-year-old is interested in working with the Nigerian legend whose contract just got terminated with Kuwait side Kuwait SC.

Moses' success under Conte

On the other hand, Moses enjoyed Premier League and FA Cup successes under the tutelage of the Italian tactician.

Conte drafted Moses into a left-back position in his famous 3-4-3 formation which proved effective in his two-year spell with Chelsea.

The former Inter Milan now has the daunting task of bringing back his new side Tottenham after five of their opening ten games of the season.

The ex-Juventus boss was in charge in his first game against Vitesse Arnhem in the Europa Conference League, where Spurs narrowly won by 3-2.

Conte's first litmus test in the Premier League will come against Everton at Goodison on Sunday, November 7, 2021.

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The German gaffer was full of praise of the Italian manager during his press brief ahead of the Blues' league fixture against Burnley.

The 48-year-old said that Conte would make Spurs a difficult team to beat in the English topflight division and that his record speaks well for him.

Mikel's contract with Kuwait side terminated also reported that Kuwait Sporting Club have announced that their contract with former Nigerian international, Mikel Obi has been terminated.

The club, via their official media account, made the disclosure on Thursday that they have parted ways with the former Super Eagles captain who joined them about four months ago.

On July 1 this year, the 34-year-old cancelled his contract agreement with English club Stoke City and moved to Kuwait SC.


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