Alasdair Gold has dropped an replace on the way forward for Tottenham Hotspur supervisor Antonio Conte.
What’s the most recent?
In a latest video posted on his YouTube channel, the soccer.london journalist revealed that, regardless of numerous reports claiming that the 52-year-old Spurs supervisor can be tempted by a transfer again to Juventus ought to Massimiliano Allegri be relieved of his duties, the Italian is presently pleased in north London – suggesting that an imminent departure shouldn’t be on the playing cards.
Gold went on to state that, even when the Serie A facet have been to make an strategy for his or her former supervisor, Daniel Levy and Fabio Paratici maintain an possibility to increase Conte’s present contract on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium – which is about to run out on the finish of the present marketing campaign – for an extra yr – one thing that gives the membership with an additional layer of safety relating to the coach.
Concerning the way forward for the previous Chelsea, Inter Milan and Italy supervisor, the journalist mentioned: “Digging round, I’ve bought affirmation at present that it’s Tottenham that maintain this selection. So Tottenham are those who can resolve to increase, they usually can accomplish that each time they select to do it earlier than the top of the contract.
“So that offers Conte just a little bit extra safety, and if a facet like Juventus do are available, they’d must pay much more cash. However from what I perceive, Conte appears to be fairly pleased in the intervening time. He appears to be fairly settled.”
Nice information for Spurs
Contemplating the slightly exceptional job Conte has performed at Tottenham since his appointment in November of 2021, Gold’s declare that the Premier League facet maintain an possibility to increase the 52-year-old’s present deal for an extra yr, along with his suggestion that the Italian seems to be pleased in north London, is undoubtedly nice information for Spurs.
Certainly, following his arrival on the membership, the tactician achieved an astonishing turnaround in kind, with Tottenham successful 17, drawing 5 and dropping simply six of their 28 Premier League fixtures below his administration, regardless of having gained 5 and misplaced 5 of their opening 10 video games of the season whereas Nuno Espírito Santo was on the helm.
These outcomes noticed Spurs climb from ninth within the desk previous to the 52-year-old’s appointment to fourth by the top of the 2022/23 marketing campaign, with the Italian making certain that Tottenham can be enjoying Champions League soccer for the primary time since 2020 – beating north London rivals Arsenal to fourth with a 5-0 win over Norwich Metropolis on the ultimate day of the season.
Moreover, Conte has additionally overseen a sensational begin to Tottenham’s 2022/23 Premier League marketing campaign, with the Lilywhites presently sitting third within the prime flight standings – having gained 5, drawn two and misplaced none of their seven league fixtures to this point this season – only one level behind the Gunners in first and degree on factors with reigning champions Manchester Metropolis in second.
Nonetheless, the 52-year-old’s influence is much more spectacular when wanting on the greater image as, for the reason that starting of 2022, solely Liverpool and Manchester Metropolis (60) have picked up extra Premier League factors than the Italian’s facet, with Tottenham presently sitting in third on 58 factors – whereas Metropolis (71) are the additionally solely crew to have outscored Spurs (65) this yr.
As such, contemplating the truth that Conte has achieved these outcomes regardless of having solely been on the membership for just a little below 11 months, the prospect of the 52-year-old staying on for an extra yr and a half is bound to be an extremely thrilling one for everybody concerned with Spurs – proving why Gold’s newest replace is undoubtedly nice information for the membership.