The real reason why Antonio Conte wasn’t appointed as Manchester United boss

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According to 90min, Manchester United were reluctant to appoint Italian tactician Antonio Conte as United manager before he took charge of Tottenham because of his outrageously demands of wanting  £250million to spend on new players.

The Manchester United board were intent on replacing manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as a result of the club’s stuttering start to the season.

The club was linked with a move for Conte as a potential replacement for the Norwegian.

However, the Italian abrasive style of management coupled with his transfer demands made his appointment impossible, rather the club preferred to back manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The Red Devils hierarchy felt we already have a squad capable of winning major trophies and were unwilling to sanction heavy investment in the team.