Tottenham Hotspur manager, Antonio Conte, has claimed that the rumours linking him with the Paris Saint-Germain job is “fake news”.
Speculation this week suggested Conte was offering himself to the Ligue 1 side to replace Mauricio Pochettino.
Conte, who has 12 months left on his contract, has continually refused to commit his long-term future to Spurs, but insists the latest round of speculation is not true.
He said: “Obviously I think it’s good other clubs appreciate my work. This is one thing. But the truth is I don’t like when people try to invest news – only to speak, only to create problems.
“This is not right, not fair for me, for the clubs involved and for my players.
“Also because we’re really focused on these five games to get a fantastic result for us. I repeat, this type of situation makes me smile.
“But I think also the people that want to tell something about this have to show respect for all the people involved in this situation, and not invent fake news and tell a lot of lies.
“In this situation, who works in football – players or managers – know very well at this point of the season, a lot of fake news starts to go out.”