Antonio Conte has sparked hypothesis linking him to the Juventus job as “disrespectful” and stated there was no rush to signal a brand new contract at Tottenham.
Studies in Italy throughout the worldwide break recommended the 53-year-old was set to hitch the Turin-based membership, the place he gained three consecutive Serie A titles between 2011 and 2014.
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Massimiliano Allegri is underneath stress after successful simply two of his first seven matches whereas Conte entered the ultimate yr of his contract in north London with no signal to this point of an settlement on a brand new long-term deal , though sources have advised ESPN the membership. can allow an choice to increase if desired.
Requested about rumors of a doable return to Italy at Thursday’s press convention forward of Saturday’s North London derby at ArsenalConte stated: “It is unbelievable on this interval. I believe it is disrespectful for the coach who works at Juventus and it was disrespectful for me to work for Tottenham.
“We have now simply began the season. I’ve typically spoken about this topic and I’ve at all times stated that I’m blissful and that I’m having fun with my time with Tottenham. Then we’ve got the entire season to seek out the most effective resolution for the membership, for me.
“In fact I benefit from the time spent working at Tottenham. I’ve an awesome relationship with the proprietor, with [football managing director Fabio] Paratici. I do not see any issues for the long run.
“Now it is essential to be centered. We signed the contract as a result of each events agreed to signal the contract and for that motive I do not see an issue in the intervening time. I do not need sooner or later listening to somebody speak about this as a result of I will say it once more: it is disrespectful to a different coach and in addition to me.”
Winger Dejan Kulusevsky is a doubt to face Arsenal with a hamstring downside and shall be assessed with the goalkeeper Hugo Lloriswho withdrew from France group with a thigh damage.