TOTTENHAM are considering sacking boss Antonio Conte during the international break, reports claim.

The Italian aimed a stunning rant at the club following the 3-3 draw against Southampton on Saturday.

And Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy could axe Conte before the end of the international break for his outburst, according to the Telegraph.

Spurs chief Levy is understood to be holding talks before deciding how to deal with the situation.

Levy spoke to Conte after the 3-3 draw at Southampton before the Spurs boss returned to Italy for a short break.

And it's claimed Levy could wield the axe during the international break after he has weighed up all of his options.

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The Telegraph say Levy is pondering whether or not Conte will be able to get the best out of his players after openly criticising them.

It's claimed Ryan Mason could then be appointed temporary boss until the end of the season.

Mason previously spent time as interim head coach in 2021 after Jose Mourinho was sacked.

Permanent candidates for the role include ex-boss Mauricio Pochettino, as well as former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique, old Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel, and current Fulham gaffer Marco Silva.

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Tottenham return to action on April 3 with a trip to Everton, giving Levy time to make a decision on Conte's immediate future.

The club are currently fourth in the Premier League, two points above Newcastle, but having played two games more than the Magpies.

SunSport exclusively revealed that Conte's rant left Tottenham stars stunned.

Some of the squad even want the Italian axed following his sensational comments.

A furious Conte said on his team: "They don’t play for something important.

"They don’t want to play under pressure, they don’t want to play under stress.

“It is easy this way. Tottenham’s story is this. For 20 years there is the owner but they never won something but why?

"The fault is only for the club, or for every manager that stays here?

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"I have seen the managers that Tottenham had on the bench.

"Until now I try to hide the situation but not now because, I repeat, I don’t want to see what I have seen today because this is unacceptable and also unacceptable for the fans."

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