Tottenham head coach Antonio Conte says he’ll solely signal gamers with ‘particular traits’ as he make clear the logic behind his switch enterprise this summer season.
Spurs kicked off their Premier League marketing campaign with a powerful 4-1 win over Southampton. James Ward-Prowse netted an early opener for the Saints, however Tottenham responded via objectives from Ryan Sessegnon, Eric Dier, Dejan Kulusevski, and a Mohammed Salisu personal objective.
Nonetheless, none o Conte’s summer season signings began the sport, with the Italian deciding on the identical beginning 10 of the 11 gamers that secured Champions League soccer with a 5-0 win over Norwich on the ultimate day of final season – Cristian Romero returned rather than Davinson Sanchez.
The Spurs boss says he’s happy with the incomings at Spurs, highlighting the addition of gamers with particular qualities.
“Our first goal was to enhance the squad and the numerical side and high quality side,” mentioned Conte. “I feel we work with frequent sense to signal gamers with particular traits for our system, for our goal and the membership work nicely.
“To play for competitors and if we wish to attempt to be aggressive and stronger than final season, we have to have a squad.
“The traits are to play intense soccer, and, to play the sort of trendy soccer, the gamers have to have high quality.
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“It’s regular he has high quality however on the similar time he must be sturdy bodily, a great engine, stamina as a result of this league could be very, very tough.
“It’s completely totally different to different leagues and we’d like gamers with this attribute to have high quality however to be sturdy bodily and to run, to run loads.
“To carry depth throughout a sport as a result of I prefer to press however that you must have a participant sturdy to do excessive strain and the sort of soccer.”