Pep send message to 'outstanding' Conte on his return to Premier League with Tottenham |

Pep send message to ‘outstanding’ Conte on his return to Premier League with Tottenham

Pep send message to 'outstanding' Conte on his return to Premier League with Tottenham

Pep send message to ‘outstanding’ Conte on his return to Premier League with Tottenham

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has welcomed “outstanding” Antonio Conte back to the Premier League after the Italian was named Tottenham head coach on Tuesday

Conte has signed an 18-month contract – with an option to extend

Replaces Nuno Espirito Santo following successful talks with Tottenham’s hierarchy in London.

The former Chelsea boss, who guided the Blues to the 2016-17 Premier League title and the FA Cup the following season

Has taken up his first managerial post since leaving Inter Milan, with whom he won last season’s Serie A title.

His record of 51 victories from 76 games gives him the second-highest win rate of coaches

Who have taken charge of at least 50 Premier League games, second only to Guardiola.

“First of all, welcome back to England, to the Premier League,” the City boss told reporters on Tuesday”

“His career speaks perfectly for itself. He has had success everywhere. An absolutely outstanding manager.”

Speaking ahead of City’s Champions League clash with Club Brugge on Wednesday

Guardiola was joined by City right-back and former Spurs player Kyle Walker, who added:

“I think Conte is a great manager, obviously. Hopefully, it’s going to be a successful appointment for them”

“Obviously it’s been a tough couple of years with managers coming and going. I wish him and the club all the best.”

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