Antonio Conte has addressed the media forward of Tottenham’s journey to Arsenal within the north London derby on Saturday.
Spurs head to the Emirates Stadium as certainly one of solely two groups nonetheless unbeaten within the Premier League this season.
Conte’s males will go prime with a win on the house of their bitter rivals. This is what the Italian needed to say at his press convention.
Hugo Lloris had a thigh harm and Dejan Kulusevski is alleged to have a hamstring drawback, what is the newest on their returns?
“We now have to attend tomorrow to verify some gamers as a result of they returned from the nationwide group with some bodily issues. Tomorrow might be crucial to grasp the gamers we are able to depend on.
“Actually I do not need to converse in regards to the accidents as a result of I do not need to give benefit to Arsenal, yeah? However for certain we’ve got to face some issues, some bodily issues and we’ve got to know additionally we’ve got simply began to play the primary sport in a run that we’ve got to play 13 video games in 43 days. For certain we’ve got to attempt to make the perfect answer and never take massive dangers. If we take massive dangers and lose gamers for the remainder of the video games, it is going to be a catastrophe. To play with three video games I must depend on the entire squad.”
May Tottenham swap to a 3-5-2 in opposition to Arsenal?
“For certain it may be a superb choice as a result of we’ve got midfields who can play as a 3. [Yves] Bissouma when he got here in in opposition to Leicester he performed effectively and he’s rather well built-in with Pierre [Hojbjerg] and [Rodrigo] Bentancur. Yeah this could possibly be an choice, not just for tomorrow however for the long run as a result of if we have to give relaxation to different gamers, particularly when you’ve gotten one of these state of affairs that occurred with Kulusevski having an issue.”
What have you ever manufactured from Arsenal’s begin to the season?
“You already know very effectively that these eight video games we’re going to play [before the World Cup], we’ve got simply began this league. For certain, Arsenal had a implausible begin, they misplaced just one sport in opposition to [Manchester] United. They’re displaying to be a extremely good group. I feel in the summertime they made good signings for them and improved the group that, do not forget, final season within the final three video games they have been 4 factors up on us. It means we’re speaking a few actually good group and that final season we did a extremely good job to beat them within the final three video games.
“However on the similar time I do know thee high quality of this group. I do know they’ve been working with [Mikel] Arteta for a few years. They’re rather well organised. Arteta confirmed for me final season that he is a extremely good coach. He is younger however in entrance of him he can have a terrific profession.
“We all know Arsenal is among the six groups that attempt to take the perfect place within the Premier League.”
Son scored one other free-kick whereas with South Korea, might he take them for Tottenham?
“Yeah however Son is among the three gamers who’ve the duty to take set items. We now have him, Harry [Kane] and Eric Dier. For certain now he has nice confidence as a result of he scored.”
Richarlison scored three objectives for Brazil within the final week, however after his strike on Monday he had a banana thrown his manner, is it time for gamers to make a stand in opposition to racism? Do FIFA must do extra?
“I feel we’ve got to take the great a part of the state of affairs. Richy performed with the nationwide group, scored objectives after which what occurred is unimaginable as a result of in 2022 to witness one of these state of affairs is embarrassing for everyone.
“For certain I hope these persons are banned from soccer for the remainder of their lives. Then it is a very disappointing state of affairs to should make a touch upon this. I need to take the perfect a part of the sport from Richy. He scored objectives and he loved taking part in with Brazil.”