GENNARO GATTUSO has opened up on how he nearly grew to become Tottenham manager.
An Italian Man , denied claims he rejected using the Fiorentina job last summer time while he had a contract with Spurs.
Gattuso suggests the speculation about him declining the La Viola job in the last second for any proceed to the Premier League has broken his status and were false.
The 44-year-old now responsible for Valencia stated: “Everybody thought I’d left Fiorentina since i had been in complete agreement with Tottenham, however it didn’t happen like this.
“Tottenham came later, then I didn’t visit to get results for stuff that weren’t true. The Tottenham managers fell for this and that i compensated.
“When this stuff happen, it might be hard to defend yourself, fortunately at Valencia the management supported me.
“Social networking can destroy a personality or perhaps a person and you will find many examples: I consider the children who end up on the web, they continue to be labelled throughout their lives, as a result of small mistake.
“If you have a household and buddies who give you support every day, everything disappears, however if you simply do not have all this it’s difficult.”
Last summer time, its northern border London club were within the search for any new manager following the sacking of Jose Mourinho.
Gattuso was considered but backlash from fans didn’t help his cause.
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After many deals did not materialise the club were left with Nuno Espirito Santo.
Chairman Daniel Levy soon sacked him and replaced the ex-Baby wolves gaffer with Antonio Conte.
The knowledgeable Italian has been doing a superb job since overtaking leading Spurs to Champions League qualification.
And today he’s being heavily backed within the transfer market with Tottenham signing six players to date this summer time.