‘The dream is to remain right here for YEARS’: Antonio Conte pledges his future to Tottenham, regardless of his present contract expiring subsequent summer time and protracted discuss of a return to Italy
Antonio Conte has mentioned he desires to remain at Tottenham for the lengthy haul, even supposing his contract in north London at the moment runs till June.
Spurs have misplaced back-to-back video games, towards Liverpool within the Premier League final weekend, earlier than being dumped out of the Carabao Cup by Nottingham Forest on Wednesday.
Nonetheless, they received their Champions League group, and are in a superb place to complete again within the prime 4 of the league. Conte want to proceed to work with Spurs and add to their success in coming years.
Boss Antonio Conte has pledged his future to Spurs, regardless of his present deal expiring in June
In the course of the pre-match press convention for Tottenham’s Premier League fixture with Leeds United, Conte mentioned: ‘You understand very properly that my contract expires in June. Till that second the membership has to make the most effective analysis.
‘I believe that all the things you have to deserve, and it is going to be vital to see the remainder of the season, and if we’re pleased with the advance we’re doing. I believe that each scenario it is vital to deserve.
‘From my aspect, it is vital to really feel that I deserve a brand new contract, to signal a brand new contract with this membership. I’ve to really feel this. We are going to take with the membership and discover the most effective answer.’
Conte added: ‘However you realize, I believe whenever you begin a path with a membership, the dream is to remain right here for a few years and attempt to construct one thing vital.
Conte manages Tottenham for the final time earlier than the World Cup after they host Leeds United
‘I believe it is crucial the connection you create with the gamers, the membership and the setting round you. Do not forget the ambition. If you happen to’re used to successful, it is vital to match all these conditions.
‘If you happen to’re fortunate to match all these conditions it is easy for a coach however in trendy soccer it is completely different.’
The Italian supervisor revealed that he had not but spoken to Fabio Paratici, the Managing Director of Spurs, or chairman Daniel Levy, however expects to enter discussions quickly to speak in regards to the first half of the season.
Forward of Saturday’s match towards Leeds, Conte confirmed that Ryan Sessegnon is certainly out following a ‘little downside’, whereas Richarlison and Dejan Kulusevski require one other coaching session earlier than the workforce will know in the event that they’re able to characteristic within the beginning 11.
The match would be the final one Spurs play earlier than a six-week break for the World Cup, and the north London aspect shall be keen to show across the type that has seen back-to-back losses up to now week.
Conte spoke about how the membership’s employees are coping after the dying of Gian Piero Ventrone (L)
Conte spoke in regards to the membership dealing with the passing of coach Gian Piero Ventrone, amid a busy run of fixtures forward of the World Cup.
The Italian supervisor mentioned: ‘I wish to be open and say in these 43 days, not solely 13 video games, it has been a troublesome emotional second. To lose an individual like Gian Piero is horrible, not just for me however for additionally many gamers. Many gamers had an excellent relationship with him. I believe somebody had a giant loss in his coronary heart.
‘Life is that this and it’s a must to go ahead and transfer on. We proceed to work in the identical manner. Do not forget I introduced Gian Piero with me to Tottenham, he had been in China serving to Fabio Cannavaro and likewise Fabio Capello.
‘The work is all the time the identical. there’s a lack of human facet and his expertise, his relationship with the gamers. You understand it was massive loss for us.’
After the Leeds recreation, various Spurs gamers will be a part of up with their nationwide sides for the World Cup. Latest bulletins confirmed that Pape Matar Sarr is a part of Senegal’s squad, whereas Rodrigo Bentancur has been named in Uruguay’s checklist of gamers for the event.