Inter Milan make contact with Chelsea for Victor Moses
Inter Milan have reportedly made contact with Chelsea over the possibility of signing Victor Moses this summer. According to the Italian media, cited by Sport Witness, the Italian giants still see Moses as their ‘first choice’ and have begun discussions with the Blues over a potential deal. The 28-year-old joined Turkish side Fenerbahce on loan back in January, however, Inter’s reported permanent interest for the player has thrown his Chelsea future up in the air. Former Blues boss Antonio Conte is set to take over at Inter Milan over the summer and is thought to be keen on reuniting himself with the Nigeria international.
Romelu Lukaku has moved a step closer to leaving Manchester United for Italy after describing Inter Milan 's new coach Antonio Conte as ' the best He turned down the chance to play under Antonio Conte at Chelsea in 2017. Lukaku has made it clear that he 'd welcome a move to Italy , saying he
Romelu Lukaku has hinted at a departure from Manchester United this summer while labelling recently-appointed Inter coach Antonio Conte as the ' best in the world '. The Belgian striker endured a difficult campaign with the Red Devils in 2018/19, failing to make much of an impact under either
© Reuters Soccer Football - Euro 2020 Qualifier - Group I - Belgium v Scotland - King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium - June 11, 2019 Belgium's Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Romelu Lukaku has moved a step closer to leaving Manchester United for Italy after describing Inter Milan's new coach Antonio Conte as 'the best manager in the world'.
Lukaku has made it clear that he would welcome a move to Italy two years after joining United for £75million and rejecting the chance to play for Conte at Chelsea.
United are prepared to listen to offers for the Belgium international but want to recoup the transfer fee they paid Everton in the summer of 2017.
Conte willing to let Icardi leave Inter Milan as part of Morata swap deal
New Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte is ready to allow Mauro Icardi to leave the club in order to sign Chelsea loanee Alvaro Morata. Conte is said to be keen on reuniting with the Spaniard once again following his appointment at Inter, and according to the Daily Mail via Corriere della Sera, could look to agree a swap deal with Atletico Madrid that sees Icardi move to the La Liga side. Atleti boss Diego Simeone is reportedly looking to sign an ‘elite striker’ this summer with Antoine Griezmann set to leave the club for La Liga champions Barcelona, and Icardi could fit the bill.
Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku has hinted at a move to Inter Milan by labelling Antonio Conte the ‘ best manager in the world ’. Lukaku admitted after Belgium’s 3-0 win against Scotland that he would speak to United about his future but fresh comments have moved a transfer to
Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku has said Antonio Conte is the " best manager in the world " and that, along with the Conte reportedly wanted Lukaku when he was Chelsea manager , but Antonio Conte going back to Inter Milan , which is really good because he is, to me, the best
Gallery: The greatest football managers of all time (Photo Services)
The impact made by the managers on soccer teams can hardly be understated. There are managers in history who have taken a group of average individuals and turned them into world beaters. Though there are plenty of good managers, which are the ones who have earned the right to be called the greatest? Click through to take a look.
Walter Smith (Scotland - b. 1948)
Rangers 1991–1998 2007–2011, Everton 1998–2002, Scotland 2004–2007,
Smith’s professional playing career was cut short by an injury and it resulted in him moving to coaching. The Scott, who started off as an assistant to Graeme Souness at Rangers, went on to win a colossal 13 trophies in a span of seven years. Off these 13 trophies, seven Scottish league titles were won consecutively and included five Scottish Cups and six Scottish League Cups.
Lukaku casts doubt over United future: I know what I'll do but won't say
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku did little to dismiss rumours of a potential Old Trafford exit after Belgium's Euro 2020 qualifier.
Lukaku hints at United exit as he labels new Inter boss Conte the ' best manager in the world ' and admits he ' loves Italy '. Chelsea hold talks with Derby boss Frank Lampard over sensational Stamford Bridge return as manager before meeting up with old team-mate Didier Drogba as Maurizio
Lukaku hints at United exit as he labels new Inter boss Conte the ' best manager in the world ' and admits he ' loves Italy '. The Uruguayan has 'opened the door to an Arsenal exit ' after just one season. AC Milan are one club said to be keen on the player with his future uncertain.
Otto Rehhagel (Germany - b. 1938)
FV Rockenhausen 1972, 1. FC Saarbrücken 1972–1973, Kickers Offenbach 1974–1975, Werder Bremen 1976 1981–1995, Borussia Dortmund 1976–1978, Arminia Bielefeld 1978–1979, Fortuna Düsseldorf 1979–1980, Bayern Munich 1995–1996, 1. FC Kaiserslautern 1996–2000, Greece 2001–2010, Hertha BSC 2012
Otto Rehhagel’s name is synonymous with longevity, dominance and control in the world of managerial soccer. He is best known for his 14-year stint with Werder Bremen, during which he managed to fuel a feud with Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and led his team to two league titles. He repeated the same feat with 1. FC Kaiserslautern in the 1997-98 season. However, his best achievement is surely the 2004 European Championship-winning campaign with Greece in a tournament that saw them beat the likes of France, the Czech Republic and Portugal.
Conte interested in Cahill reunion at Inter
Ex-Chelsea coach Antonio Conte is interested in signing Gary Cahill for Inter Milan ahead of next season. A report on Sport Mediaset says that Conte would like to take Cahill to the San Siro with the defender available on a free transfer. It was confirmed last month that Cahill would leave Chelsea when his contract expires, bringing an end to a seven-year spell with the Blues. Conte, who departed Chelsea in July last year, was appointed as Inter boss at the end of May and is now looking to make his first signing for the Serie A side.
Lukaku ’s hint at a move to Inter Milan ? LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 10: Romelu Lukaku of Manchester United misses a shot on goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal ”It’s a good thing that Conte went to Inter , for me he ’s the best manager in the world ,” Lukaku explained
he is leaving Manchester United hailing Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte as the " best coach in the world ." was a struggle scoring just 15 times while falling out of favor with new manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Romelu Lukaku hailed new Inter boss Antonio Conte as the ' best coach in the world '.
Udo Lattek (Germany - b. 1935 d. 2015)
Bayern Munich 1970–1975 1983–1987, Borussia Mönchengladbach 1975–1979, Borussia Dortmund 1979–1981 2000, Barcelona 1981–1983, 1. FC Köln 1991, Schalke 04 1992–1993
Udo Lattek won 14 major titles during the course of his career, most of which he spent in Germany. He won the European Cup with Bayern Munich in 1974 alongside three league titles. Following his stint with Munich, Lattek went to manage Borussia Monchengladbach, where he won two league titles and a UEFA Cup.
Ottmar Hitzfeld (Germany - b. 1949)
Zug 94 1983–1984, Aarau 1984–1988, Grasshoppers 1988–1991, Borussia Dortmund 1991–1997, Bayern Munich 1998–2004 2007–2008, Switzerland 2008–2014
Ottmar Hitzfield has accumulated major 18 titles during his career including league titles with Grasshopper, Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. He is also one of the few managers to win the UEFA Champions League with two different clubs. Hitzfield was named as IFFHS World's Best Club Coach on two occasions in 1997 and 2001.
Martinez urges Lukaku to leave Manchester United
Roberto Martinez says "it is clear" Romelu Lukaku needs to find a new club after falling out of favour at Manchester United last season.
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku tried his best to say he ’s leaving the club without actually confirming it. Speaking to Premium Sport, as quoted by Calciomercato ‘I am a big fan of Serie A, who knows me is aware that I wanted to play in the Premier League and that I also want to play in Serie A.
Antonio Conte will reportedly prioritise a move for Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku if he is appointed Inter Milan manager this summer. Conte , who has been out of a job since being sacked by Chelsea in July 2018, is already drawing up a list of potential targets as he prepares for the
Fabio Capello (Italy - b. 1946)
Milan 1991–1996 1997–1998, Real Madrid 1996–1997 2006–2007, Roma 1999–2004, Juventus 2004–2006, England 2008–2012, Russia 2012–2015
Fabio Capello has won league titles in Italy and Spain, and is known in footballing annals as an compromising disciplinarian. He led Milan to four Serie A titles (including three in a row) and a UEFA Champions League win. Capello also won the Spanish league twice with Real Madrid during his two tenures with the Santiago Bernabeu outfit.
Giovanni Trapattoni (Italy - b. 1939)
Milan 1974 1975–1976, Juventus 1976–1986 1991–1994, Internazionale 1986–1991, Bayern Munich 1994–1995 1996–1998, Cagliari 1995–1996, Fiorentina 1998–2000, Italy 2000–2004, Benfica 2004–2005, Stuttgart 2005–2006, Red Bull Salzburg 2006–2008, Republic of Ireland 2008–2013
The most successful manager in the history of Serie A with seven Scudetto trophies, Giovanni Trapattoni has also won the Bundesliga, Primeira Liga and Austrian Bundesliga titles with Bayern Munich, Benfica and Red Bull Salzburg, respectively. Among his most notable achievements is his feat of leading Juventus to three different European titles (one European Cup and two UEFA Cups).
'It is clear that he has to leave' Martinez urges Lukaku to leave Manchester United
The Belgium boss feels the striker needs to find a move club in order to re-discover his best form
Romelu Menama Lukaku Bolingoli (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈroːmeːlu luˈkaːku]; born 13 May 1993) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club Manchester United and the
Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku has hinted he ’ll leave the club in the transfer window after predicting it will be a ‘busy summer’. The Belgian lost his place to Marcus Rashford when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was appointed as interim boss in December and he ’s been told he ’s surplus to
Carlo Ancelotti (Italy - b. 1959)
Reggiana 1995–1996, Parma 1996–1998, Juventus 1999–2001, Milan 2001–2009, Chelsea 2009–2011, Paris Saint-Germain 2011–2013, Real Madrid 2013–2015
One of only two managers to win the UEFA Champions League three times, Carlo Ancelotti had won multiple Serie A and European Cup titles as a player before beginning his career as a manager. After a two year stint with Juventus, Ancelotti joined Milan and helped them produce one of the most successful periods in their history. Ancelotti led Milan to a Serie A title and two UEFA Champions League trophies. He also won league titles with Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain, which was followed by Real Madrid’s La Decima (10th UEFA Champions League).
Marcello Lippi (Italy - b. 1948)
Pontedera 1985–1986, Siena 1986–1987, Pistoiese 1987–1988, Carrarese 1988–1989, Cesena 1989–1991, Lucchese 1991–1992, Atalanta 1992–1993, Napoli 1993–1994, Juventus 1994–1999 2001–2004, Internazionale 1999–2000, Italy 2004–2006 2008–2010, Guangzhou Evergrande 2012–2014
A highly respected governor general of football, Marcello Lippi has enjoyed great success during the course of his managerial career, which extends to three decades. During this time, he led Juventus to multiple league titles and a UEFA Champions League trophy. He also masterminded Italy’s 2006 FIFA World Cup win that came after the shameful match-fixing fiasco, which had cast a shadow over Italian football. More recently, Lippi led Chinese outfit Guangzhou Evergrande to three Chinese Super League titles.
Romelu Lukaku set for Man United exit as he 'agrees £180,000-a-week Inter Milan deal' ahead of move worth £75m
Man United's Romelu Lukaku is edging closer to a move to Inter Milan. According to The Sun, he will pocket £180,000 a week at Inter after provisionally agreeing personal terms with them.
Lukaku hints at United exit as he labels new Inter boss Conte the ' best manager in the world ' and admits he ' loves Italy '. Daniel James fits the profile of the young British player Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to recruit he has the searing pace to reignite Manchester United 's attack and thrill Old
Lukaku hints at United exit as he labels new Inter boss Conte the ' best manager in the world ' and admits he ' loves Italy '. Jovic poses in Real shirt for the He failed to settle at Shrewsbury and almost joined Leeds in the January window. The winger impressed in the Championship last season with his
Pep Guardiola (Spain - b. 1971)
Barcelona B 2007–2008, Barcelona 2008-2012, Bayern Munich 2013-Present
A successor to Johan Cryuff in every sense of the word, Pep Guardiola took the Dutchman’s legacy to another level during his time at Barcelona. Guardiola’s tenure at Barcelona saw La Blaugrana become one of the best club sides in history as they won three La Liga, two Copa del Rey and two UEFA Champions League titles. Following his highly successful tenure with Barcelona, Guardiola took over the reins at Bayern Munich, where he has won two Bundesliga titles.
Bob Paisley (England – b. 1919 d. 1996)
Bob Paisley is to Liverpool what Sir Alex Ferguson is to Manchester United. The Englishman spent his entire career at the Merseyside club, be it as a player, assistant manager or manager. He led the Anfield outfit to six league titles, three League Cups and three European Cups, forging the greatest period of success in Liverpool’s history.
Carlos Bianchi (Argentina - b. 1949)
Reims 1985–1988, Nice 1989–1990, Vélez Sarsfield 1993–1996, Roma 1996, Boca Juniors 1998–2001 2003–2004 2013–2014, Atlético Madrid 2005–2006
Bianchi, who spent a lot of his playing career at Vélez Sarsfield and Reims, went on to manage both the teams, leading the former to multiple league titles. However, his managerial skills came to the fore with Boca Juniors, whom he led to four league titles and three Copa Libertadores trophies.
Johan Cruyff (Netherlands - b. 1947)
Ajax 1985–1988, Barcelona 1988–1996, Catalonia 2009–2013
After a truly illustrious career as a player, Cryuff managed Ajax and Barcelona, winning league titles with both teams. He is best known for giving Barcelona the so-called tiki-taka philosophy (characterised by short passing and dominating possession) and creating a blueprint that would be followed by teams around the world. Cryuff won consecutive La Liga titles with Barcelona and took them to their first ever European Cup title.
Lukaku to Inter? Nothing is impossible says agent
"We'll see what happens" was the message from Romelu Lukaku's agent Federico Pastorello amid reported interest from Inter.
Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku has said Antonio Conte is the " best manager in the Sources have told ESPN FC that, while new Nerazzurri boss Conte is interested in making Lukaku his first Antonio Conte going back to Inter Milan , which is really good because he is, to me, the best
Guus Hiddink (Netherlands - b. 1946)
PSV Eindhoven 1987–1990, 2002–2006, Fenerbahçe 1990–1991, Valencia 1991–1994, Netherlands 1994–1998 2014–2015, Real Madrid 1998–1999, Real Betis 2000, South Korea 2001–2002, Australia 2005–2006, Russia 2006–2010, Chelsea 2009, Turkey 2010–2011, Anzhi Makhachkala 2012–2013
A master tactician with an eye for detail, Guus Hiddink has managed more than 10 teams during the course of his career, earning respect and admiration throughout the world. He is best known for winning the European treble with PSV Eindhoven in the late 1980s.
Valeri Lobanovskiy (Soviet-Ukraine – b. 1939 d. 2002)
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 1969–1973, Dynamo Kyiv 1973–1982 1984–1990 1997–2002, USSR 1975–1976 1982–1983 1986–1990, UAE 1990–1993, Ukraine 2000–2001
Lobanovskiy single-handedly turned Dynamo Kyiv into a powerhouse during his three tenures with the erstwhile Soviet Union club, leading them to 13 national league titles and nine domestic cup competitions. He also holds the distinction of being the first manager to lead a Soviet Union team to a major European trophy when his Kyiz side won the 1975 European Cup Winners' Cup.
Rinus Michels (Netherlands – b. 1928 d. 2005)
JOS 1960–1964, AFC 1964–1965, Ajax 1965–1971 1975–1976, Barcelona 1971–1975 1976–1978, Netherlands 1974 1984–1985 1986–1988 1990–1992, Los Angeles Aztecs 1979–1980, 1. FC Köln 1980–1983, Bayer Leverkusen 1988–1989
Rinus Michels is credited with creating the famous “Total Football” style of play during the 1970s. A revolutionary manager, he earned success at both club and international levels, winning trophies with Ajax (four Eredivisie titles), Barcelona (one La Liga) and Netherlands (1988 European Championship).
Jose Mourinho (Portugal – b. 1963)
Benfica 2000, Uniao de Leiria 2001–2002, Porto 2002–2004, Chelsea 2004–2007 2013–Present, Internazionale 2008–2010, Real Madrid 2010–2013
The self-proclaimed “Special One” is regarded among the greatest managers and tacticians of all time and his record is a testimony to that premise. Mourinho has won league titles in Portugual, Italy, England and Spain. He is also one of the few managers to win the UEFA Champions League with two different clubs (Internazionale and Porto).
Tomislav Ivic (Kingdom of Yugoslavia - b. 1933 d. 2011)
RNK Split 1967–1968, Šibenik 1972–1973, Yugoslavia 1973–1974, Hajduk Split 1973–1976 1978–1980 1986–1987 1997, Ajax 1976–1978, Anderlecht 1980–1983, Galatasaray 1983–1984, Dinamo Zagreb 1984–1985, Avellino 1985–1986, Panathinaikos 1986, Porto 1987–1988 1993–1994, Paris Saint-Germain 1988–1990, Atlético Madrid 1990–1991, Marseille 1991–1992 2001, Benfica 1992–1993, Fenerbahçe 1995, United Arab Emirates 1995–1996, Al Wasl 1996, Persepolis 1997–1998, Iran 1997–1998, Standard Liège 1998–1999 2000, Al-Ittihad 2003–2004
The sheer longevity of Tomislav Ivic’s managerial career is proof of his class and ability. Not only did Ivic manage around 20 teams in career, he led a lot of them to league titles and cup wins. He has won titles in Yugoslavia, Netherlands, Belgium, Greece, Portugal and France.
Mircea Lucescu (Romania - b. 1945)
Corvinul Hunedoara 1979–1980, Romania 1981–1986, Dinamo București 1985–1990, Pisa 1990–1991, Brescia 1991–1996, Reggiana 1996–1997, Rapid București 1997–1998 1999–2000, Galatasaray 2000–2002, Beşiktaş 2002–2004, Shakhtar Donetsk 2004–present
Mircea Lucescu had a great deal of success as player while representing Dinamo București and went on to lead them to the league title as manager as well. However, his biggest achievement came during his tenure with Ukrainian outfit Shakhtar Donetsk, with whom Lucescu won eight league titles and the UEFA Cup.
Bela Guttmann (Austria-Hungary - b. 1899 d. 1981)
SC Hakoah Wien 1933–1935, Enschede 1935–1937, Hakoah Wien 1937–1938, Újpest 1938–1939 1947, Vasas 1945, Ciocanul Bucharest 1946, Kispest 1947–1948, Padova 1949–1950, Triestina 1950–1951, Quilmes 1953, APOEL 1953, Milan 1953–1955, Vicenza 1955–1956, Honvéd 1956–1957, São Paulo 1957–1958, Porto 1958–1959 1973, Benfica 1959–1962 1965–1966, Peñarol 1962, Austria 1964, Servette 1966–1967, Panathinaikos 1967, Austria Wien 1973
Bela Guttmann managed over 20 teams during his career, winning titles in Hungary, Brazil and Portugal. He is best-known for his time at Benfica and leading them to consecutive European Cup titles. Another story that adds to the legacy of Guttmann involves the curse he laid on Benfica after being denied a pay rise despite winning two consecutive European Cups. He cursed Benfica that they would not win a European title in a “hundred years” and since, the Portuguese side has lost eight European finals.
Brian Clough (England - b. 1935 d. 2004)
Hartlepools United 1965–1967, Derby County 1967–1973, Brighton & Hove Albion 1973–1974, Leeds United 1974, Nottingham Forest 1975–1993
Brash, super-confident and outspoken Brian Clough is regarded as the best manager that the England national football team never had. Along with Peter Taylor, Clough staged the miraculous rise of Derby County from the foot of the Second Division to become the First Division champions. Though his reputation took a toll due to his catastrophic tenure with Leeds United (immortalised and fictionalised in the novel and film "The Damned United") he rose like a phoenix from the ashes to lead Nottingham Forest to a First Division title and two consecutive European Cups.
Sir Alex Ferguson (Scotland - b. 1941)
East Stirlingshire 1974, St. Mirren 1974–1978, Aberdeen 1978–1986, Scotland 1985–1986, Manchester United 1986–2013.
Regarded by many as the greatest manager of all time, Sir Alex Ferguson took a languishing Manchester United by the scruff of the neck and made them the most successful club in English football history. Ferguson won 13 Premier League, five FA Cup, two UEFA Champions League and one Club World Cup title in his 27 years at the club.
Bill Shankly (Scotland - b. 1912 d. 1981)
Carlisle United 1949–1951, Grimsby Town 1951–1954, Workington 1954–1955, Huddersfield Town 1956–1959, Liverpool 1959–1974
The predecessor to Bob Paisley at Liverpool, Bill Shankly’s tenure at the Merseyside club has left an indelible mark on the club and its supporters. Shankly took Liverpool from the second division to the first division, winning three league titles, two FA Cups and a UEFA Cup with the club.
Jock Stein (Scotland – b. 1922 d. 1985)
Dunfermline Athletic 1960–1964, Hibernian 1964–1965, Scotland 1965 1978–1985, Celtic 1965–1978, Leeds United 1978
Jock Stein will be remembered for his 13-year stint with Celtic, during which he led them to 10 league titles (nine consecutive), eight Scottish Cups and one European Cup. He is also the first manager to take a British side to a European Cup victory.
Matt Busby (Scotland – b. 1909 d. 1994)
Manchester United 1945–1969 1970–1971, Great Britain 1948, Scotland 1958
Second only to Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United, Matt Busby is one of the most loved and respected sons of the Old Trafford outfit. Despite playing for rivals Manchester City and Liverpool, Busby ended up taking the manager’s position at Manchester United and led them to profound glory. He led them to five league titles, two FA Cups and one European Cup. Busby is also one of the survivors of the tragic 1958 Munich air disaster and is admired for rebuilding a team of champions from near scratch.
Nereo Rocco (Austria-Hungary - b. 1912 d. 1979)
Triestina 1947–1950 1953–1954, Treviso 1950–1953, Padova 1954–1961, A.C. Milan 1961–1963 1967–1973 1977, Fiorentina 1974–1975
Nereo Rocco took over the reins at AC Milan after managing sides like Triestina, Treviso and Padova. During his multiple tenures at the San Siro, AC Milan won two Serie A and two European Cup trophies.
Louis van Gaal (Netherlands - b. 1951)
Ajax 1991–1997, Barcelona 1997–2000 2002–2003, Netherlands 2000–2002 2012–2014, AZ 2005–2009, Bayern Munich 2009–2011, Manchester United 2014–present
Louis van Gaal is one of the most decorated managers in the history of soccer and has achieved success in Netherlands, Spain and Germany. He has won league titles with Ajax, Barcelona, AZ and Bayern Munich. Van Gaal also led the Netherlands to third-place in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Ernst Happel (Austria - b. 1925 d. 1992)
ADO Den Haag 1962–69, San Francisco Gales 1967, Feyenoord 1969–73, Sevilla 1973–74, Club Brugge 1974-78, Netherlands 1977–78, Harelbeke 1979, Standard Liège 1979–81, Hamburger SV 1981–87, FC Swarovski Tirol 1987-91, Austria 1992
Happel won the league title in four different countries and took two different clubs to gold in the European Champions' Cup (now the UEFA Champions League) and the Netherlands to second place in the 1978 World Cup. He also picked up the Dutch Cup with ADO Den Haag and the European Cup and the Intercontinental Cup with Feyenoord. He won a second European Cup with Hamburg, becoming one of five coaches to have won this competition with two different clubs.
Albert Batteux (France - b. 1919)
Reims 1950–1963, France 1955–1962, Grenoble 1963–1967, Saint-Étienne 1967–1972, Avignon Foot 84 1976–1977, Nice 1979, Marseille 1980–1981
Albert Batteux led Stade de Reims to five French championships during the 1950s and 1960s. He also helped France achieve third place in the 1958 FIFA World Cup.
Helenio Herrera (Argentina – b. 1910 – d. 1997)
Puteaux 1944–1945, Stade Français 1945–1948, Real Valladolid 1948–1949, Atlético Madrid 1949–1952, Málaga 1952, Deportivo de La Coruña 1953, Sevilla 1953–1957, Belenenses 1957–1958, Barcelona 1958–1960 1979–1981, Internazionale 1960–1968 1973–1974, Roma 1968–1970, Rimini 1978–1979
The Argentine manager took over top teams like Atletico Madrid, Barcelona and Internazionale, winning multiple league titles with all three teams. He also won two consecutive European Cups with Internazionale in his first stint with the team.
Miguel Munoz (Spain – b. 1922 d. 1990)
Real Madrid 1959 1960–1974, Plus Ultra 1959–1960, Spain 1969 1982–1988, Granada 1975–1976, Las Palmas 1977–1979, Sevilla 1979–1982
Miguel Munoz took the manager's chair at Real Madrid following an illustrious career club with Los Merengues. During his two-part reign, Real Madrid won nine La Liga titles, two European Cups and two Copa del Rey trophies. He also helped the Spanish national team reach the final of the 1984 European Championship.
Inter value the 26-year-old striker closer to £50m and would prefer to include players as part of the deal, although that proposal is understood to have been rejected by United.
The Italian club are now expected to make a formal offer for Lukaku after he heaped praise on Conte – although they face competition from Juventus where current Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri could join Cristiano Ronaldo in Turin next season and, possibly, Carlo Ancelotti's Napoli.
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'I was always a big fan of the Italian league,' said Lukaku after scoring twice in Belgium's Euro 2020 qualifying win over Scotland. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Lukaku has labelled Antonio Conte as the 'best manager in the world' in an interview this week
'People close to me, they know I have two leagues that I always dreamed about, which is the Premier League and the Serie A, so you know, I love Italy.
'With the transfer of Ronaldo, the Italian league is now coming back.
'Now Antonio Conte going back to Inter, which is really good because, to me, he's the best manager in the world. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Conte (left) smiles as he is unveiled as the new Inter Milan boss alongside the club's president
'Then you have Maurizio Sarri going to Juventus, Ancelotti at Naples. I think Serie A will be really exciting next year and I'm really happy for Italian football.
'Conte knows what I think about him. You know I'm not somebody who likes to talk about my personal relationship with managers, but I'm a Manchester United player.
'I have a contract and I have to respect my club. If something happens, you know, I think the teams and my agents have to do the talking. I just make my decision and stay out of it.'
Lukaku's agent Federico Pastorello has worked closely with both Inter and Juventus in the past, and is hoping to broker a deal this summer.
Inter want to offload a number of players, notably striker Mauro Icardi, and are interested in signing Edin Dzeko from Roma in addition to Lukaku. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Lukaku says it is an exciting year ahead for Serie A as he teased a potential move to Italy
United could still keep the former Chelsea player, but his future has been in doubt since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over in December and made Marcus Rashford his first-choice striker.
'I've had a difficult season at club level,' said Lukaku. 'I lost my place and haven't played much. But that is a phase in my career and it will help me for the next step.
'I have a contract with Man United. I'll speak with my club and my agent to make the best decision.
'I am going to enjoy my holidays with my family now. I know what I'll do, but won't say it. We'll see. Do I expect a busy summer? Yes.'
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Lukaku to Inter? Nothing is impossible says agent.
"We'll see what happens" was the message from Romelu Lukaku's agent Federico Pastorello amid reported interest from Inter.