Gary Neville says it is a “myth” to counsel Tottenham have not backed Antonio Conte in the transfer market and believes they’re “on track” this season.
Monday evening’s Premier League win over Fulham at Craven Cottage noticed Spurs transfer to inside three factors of the highest 4 however query marks nonetheless stay over the way forward for their head coach, whose present contract expires in the summer season.
Conte signed an 18-month deal in November 2021 however is but to conform to a brand new one and there’s a feeling he’ll depart on the finish of June.
Tottenham have gained simply two of their six league video games for the reason that Premier League restarted after the World Cup break however are nonetheless simply three factors off the highest 4. They additionally stay in the Champions League and FA Cup.
The club have spent in extra of £200m beneath Conte up to now and talking on Monday Night Football, Neville stated he doesn’t perceive the “dark clouds” hanging over them.
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“I think Tottenham are very lucky to have Antonio Conte,” the Sky Sports pundit stated. “He acquired them into the Champions League final season, he is completed the job they wished, and so they’re just a few factors off the Champions League locations now.
“From Conte’s viewpoint, what job is he going to get at present that’s higher than Tottenham Hotspur? They’re in the Champions League and so they’ve acquired probably the most unbelievable stadium in European soccer.
“He’s signed Yves Bissouma, he’s signed Dejan Kulusevski, he’s signed Richarlison, he’s signed Rodrigo Bentancur, he’s signed Cristian Romero. I’ve probably missed someone out but he’s spent £190m worth of signings in two windows and that doesn’t include Kulusevski who’s still on loan technically.
“The concept that Spurs have not supported him is unsuitable. It’s a fantasy. I believe each of them ought to shake arms, signal a two or three-year deal and get themselves proper, as a result of it feels in some methods they’re wandering down the street aimlessly as if they are not mates.
“Why would they not be mates? Conte’s got Tottenham into the Champions League, he’s also been back and given £200m to get the players he wants, I’m not sure why these dark clouds are appearing over Spurs. It’s going really well at Tottenham, I’d say they’re on track for where I thought they’d be.”
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Conte: Tottenham should be dreamers
Harry Kane scored Tottenham’s successful purpose at Fulham to maneuver degree with Jimmy Greaves because the club’s all-time main scorer and talking after the match, Conte stated he hopes he has a possibility to win silverware with the England captain.
“For sure, I would like him to win something important with Tottenham because he loves Tottenham in his heart and it would be good if together we were able to win something here.
“It’s necessary for him to have this document, however I believe it may very well be extra necessary if we elevate a trophy.
“I think we have to be dreamers. I said that today has to be a starting point for us. Many times, especially after the defeats, we can learn much more than a win.”
Antonio Conte says Spurs’ win over Fulham is a place to begin to push for a top-four end and insists he’s joyful on the club regardless of rumours he could depart on the finish of the season
Kane: We wish to win each recreation for Conte
Kane, who scored his 266th purpose in a Tottenham shirt, admitted it has been a tough interval for Conte and insisted the gamers are proper behind him.
“Being part of a team it is not just the players on the pitch, it is the manager and the staff, being there for each other,” he advised Sky Sports.
“We want to win every game for him. He puts so much passion and effort into every game, every training session and we want to repay him with victories.
“Hopefully we will use this victory as a little bit of momentum, there are many video games arising and there’s nonetheless loads to play for.”
Speaking after equalling Jimmy Greaves’ Tottenham goalscoring document, Harry Kane described his landmark purpose
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