The 52-year-old is currently out of work having left Serie A giants Inter after guiding them to their first championship in 11 years.
As part of the agreement to terminate his contract, Conte is banned from working for another Serie A club until next season, and as such has garnered reported interest from abroad.
Former Inter manager Antonio Conte is not interested at taking over at Barcelona or Arsenal
The 52-year-old has been out of work since leaving Inter after winning the Serie A title last year
But Sky Sport Italia reporter Fabrizio Romano claims Conte does not want to take over at a club mid-season, and instead is keen to take on an exciting opportunity next campaign.
Clamour around a new manager at Barca is reaching fever pitch after boss Ronald Koeman’s terrible start to the season, while Arsenal fans continue to show dismay at Mikel Arteta’s tenure, which is yet to ignite.