Antonio Conte has delivered a press convention forward of Tottenham’s Premier League journey to Crystal Palace on Wednesday night.
Spurs are have gained simply one in every of their final 5 aggressive matches and have been on the top of a 2-0 defeat at dwelling to Aston Villa on New Yr’s Day.
They now face a somewhat daunting battle to complete within the high 4 and safe one other season of Champions League soccer.
Here is what Conte needed to say.
Are you cheerful at Spurs and with the membership’s undertaking?
“I’m joyful however I all the time say to you I’m joyful. I wish to keep right here. I’m having fun with my time in Tottenham, I’m having fun with my work in Tottenham. I all the time say this and I’m joyful nevertheless it doesn’t suggest I can not let you know what we’re doing. We try to create a base basis.
“Possibly from the beginning of my expertise right here I’m repeating all the time the identical factor. It’s tough for me every single day to repeat the identical factor and for you to not perceive. It’s tough. I’m joyful to remain right here as a result of I’m at a contemporary membership, I’ve a very good relationship with the gamers and I’ve a very good relationship with the membership.
“Typically I’m going dwelling and suppose I’ve to review rather more English as a result of I’m not good to switch my ideas to you as a result of I’m not good.
“It is a downside between me and the membership. Now I’m actually dedicated for this membership and for Tottenham. Then there may be this undertaking and I signed a contract with this membership to simply accept this undertaking and attempt to construct and assist the membership. Throughout this course of it will probably occur, one thousand issues. The membership can sack the supervisor or there are totally different visions, totally different conditions.”
What is the newest on Rodrigo Bentancur’s harm?
“About Rodrigo Bentancur, he has began to work. He is nonetheless not prepared and likewise for the FA Cup recreation [on Saturday against Portsmouth] however we hope to have him again for the subsequent Premier League recreation [next Sunday against Arsenal].”
When will Richarlison be again in coaching?
“About Richarlison, we have now to see and examine the scenario and for positive sooner or later he could have one other MRI to know very nicely his scenario.”
Will Dejan Kulusevski be match to return on Wednesday?
“Kulusevski shouldn’t be a severe harm however you recognize we have to monitor it day-to-day and tomorrow after which we take the most effective resolution.
“I do not know [if he can face Palace]. We’ve got at this time and tomorrow to examine his scenario. We’ll see. The harm shouldn’t be severe. If the participant provides his availability then he might play. In any other case we have now to attend and have endurance for the subsequent recreation.”
Are you able to clarify Son’s poor kind this season?
“Son for positive is struggling to search out the most effective kind and after the harm [fractured eye socket] he had in opposition to Marseille he wrestle a bit. Additionally the World Cup he did not rating however we’re speaking a couple of participant that if we put him in dialogue, we’re in bother as a result of Sonny and [Harry] Kane are the 2 most essential gamers, with [Hugo] Lloris. If we have now doubts about them, we’re in bother.”