BY: Isaac Mortey
The 51-year-old, previously a scudetto winner with Juventus as well as a Premier League champion with Chelsea, led Inter Milan to a first top-flight title for over a decade in his sophomore season at the helm.
Yet even as the club has marched towards the trophy, friction between the manager and the club’s Hierarchy over the future of the team has grown, resulting in Conte’s exist mere days after adding another honor to his repertoire.
Even before the title was assured, Inter’s club Chairman Steven Zhang had alluded to a financial overhaul in the Nerazzurri’s operations. In a statement released on Wednesday, Inter Milan announced “FC Internazionale Milano announced that it has reached an agreement for the consensual termination of Antonio Conte’s contract. The whole club would like to thank Antonio Conte for the extraordinary work he has done which culminated in winning the nineteenth title.
The Italian Champions are reportedly looking to raise 100 million through player sales during the close season, with Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez being linked with moves away. Antonio Conte departs Inter Milan having won 52 games, drawn 17, and lost 7of his 76 Series A games.
Antonio Conte also won three league titles during his time in charge of Juventus and is the only Series A manager to have gained 90 plus points with two different sides in the three points per win era.