Tottenham's next manager: Mauricio Pochettino, Thomas Tuchel, Luis Enrique & the contenders to replace under-fire Spurs boss Antonio Conte
Irrespective of Tottenham being dumped out of the Champions League by AC Milan on Wednesday night, the writing was already on the wall in terms of Antonio Conte's long-term future as manager of the club.
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The Italian's contract in north London runs out at the end of the season, and with qualification for next season's Champions League far from a sure thing, fans are beginning to growing increasingly tired of Conte's methods.
The ex-Inter and Juventus boss was back on the touchline for the second leg of Spurs' last-16 tie against Milan after making a full recovery from gallbladder removal surgery, but his presence failed to inspire a comeback as his side bowed out with a whimper - held to a tepid goalless draw to ensure a 1-0 aggregate victory for the Rossoneri.
So who do Tottenham turn to if we are indeed approaching the end of Conte's tenure? Is any manager capable of changing the defeatist culture that seems to run deep at a club that should really have a place among England's best given the huge resources and world-class infrastructure at its disposal?
There are plenty in the frame to give it a try, and GOAL is on hand to run down their credentials as Spurs seemingly edge towards yet another new era...