ottenham supervisor Antonio Conte has launched a surprising assault on his gamers, calling them “egocentric and “not enjoying for the crew”, earlier than showing to query chairman Daniel Levy.
Spurs at the moment missed the possibility to go third within the desk after conceding two late targets, together with a controversial harm time penalty, to attract 3-3 at bottom-of-the-table Southampton.
Conte is broadly anticipated to go away the membership when his contract expires on the finish of the season, however Saturday’s outburst throws additional doubt over if the supervisor will final till then.
“The issue is now we have proven we aren’t a crew,” Conte advised BBC’s Match of the Day. “We’re 11 gamers. I see egocentric gamers. I see gamers that don’t wish to assist one another, don’t play with coronary heart.”
The gamers weren’t Conte’s solely targets, as he quickly turned attentions to Spurs chairman Levy and his lengthy tenure in cost.
He later mentioned at his press convention “it is the same every season, no matter who the manager is”, including: “They’re used to it here. Don’t play for something important. They don’t want to play under pressure. They don’t want to play under stress.
“Tottenham’s story is this. 20 years there is the owner and they never won something. Why? The fault is only for the club, or for every manager that stay here. I have seen the managers that Tottenham had on the bench.
“It is time to change this situation if Tottenham want to change. If they want to continue in this way, they can change the manager, a lot of managers, but the situation cannot change. Believe me.”
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