Conte’s Spurs resurgence short lived?

The North London side’s post-world-cup fortunes have taken a rather tumultuous turn as they fell short at home to a clinical Unai Emery masterclass as Aston Villa romped home two goals to settle the scores at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium with only two wins from their last five games.

Spurs have lost their foothold of a Champions League berth as Manchester United, and Newcastle United are sitting 5 points ahead of Spurs in the league table.

Antonio Conte is up against a rather unkind run of fixtures, with Spurs touted to face 3 of the top 4 in the upcoming matchdays. The Italian’s ability to conjure spirited football from a team that has looked way short of its potential will be tested to the core as fans with Tottenham Hotspur tickets eagerly await some much anticipated competitive Premier League action.

With the UEFA Champions League RO16 fixture vs Milan looming large and a complete fixture list that also sees Emirates FA Cup games slotting in alongside postponed Premier League fixtures, the squad’s depth will be required to be put into full use throughout the end of the season.

Heung Min Son in a bid to set things straight:

Son Heung-min must perform at his peak level, according to Antonio Conte, who has no worries about him regaining his form.

The South Korean forward has netted five times for Spurs this season, but they all happened in just two matches, meaning he has gone 19 club games without a goal in a rather lacklustre exhibition for those with Tottenham Hotspur tickets.

Before the World Cup, Son suffered a facial fracture. Despite healing in time to play in Qatar, he could not score there, and Conte is aware that Son is having trouble.

“Son is undoubtedly looking for the finest form”, Conte stated. He suffered a little bit after the injury he sustained against Marseille and failed to score in the World Cup.

“We might truly be in trouble if we start to debate them or have any reservations about them.”

“Undoubtedly, a team like ours needs the most crucial players to give their all in every game, injury or not. However, throughout a season and 60 games, you can’t expect to play every game at your absolute best and still have an impact, which is understandable.”

“However, Sonny, Kane, and Hugo are three guys who can undoubtedly make a difference. We have high standards for them. Their devotion, will, and drive never change, and they know their position stature within the team.”

Conte hints at a possible exit from Spurs

Conte discussed his goals for Tottenham in an interview on Wednesday. He also hinted that he might step down as manager of the club.

Conte said to the press: “I realised that my work is different in this situation. My responsibility in this situation is to support the club, lay a strong foundation, develop a core, and work to improve. That is the job I have here, and that is the obstacle.

“If you ask me, I think my current challenge is to win something other than the Premier League or the Champions League in this country. My responsibility is to support the club.”

After the World Cup break, Spurs drew 2-2 with Brentford before losing to Aston Villa 2-0 the next weekend.

As a result, they are currently in fifth place, but when they play Palace, they will have the opportunity to close the five-point deficit to the top four.

Injury news

With a muscle injury that was initially only expected to keep him out for one game, Dejan Kulusevski has now missed Tottenham’s last two games. Conte has now acknowledged that he is still determining the Swede’s comeback date.

While playing for Brazil at the World Cup, Richarlison developed a thigh issue. He will shortly have another MRI to determine the full extent of the ailment, but he won’t be available for at least a few more weeks.

Despite missing this cup match due to a World Cup injury to his groyne sustained while representing Uruguay, Rodrigo Bentancur is expected to return for the North London derby against Arsenal on January 15.

An ongoing tendon injury has caused Lucas Moura’s season to be hampered, and the Brazilian is still working to find a long-term solution, making him unavailable again.

Transfer news

The agreement between Adama Traore and Molineux has come up for consideration because it is about to expire after the current campaign. There have been no hints that Traore may extend his contract with the team.

Wolves are now managed by Julen Lopetegui, who has received praise from Traore. Traore may finally opt to agree to a new deal with the team.

However, given the current situation, it is likely that Traore will depart the team when his contract expires.

In good news for those with Tottenham Hotspur tickets, Adama Traore, who plays for Wolves, is still wanted by Tottenham, according to a previous 90min report. The Italian manager is said to be a “great fan” of the player and came close to signing him in January last year before he decided to join FC Barcelona on loan.

According to the source, Tottenham is “reluctant to pay” a fee in January for Traore and would rather get him for no money in the summer.

However, given the current situation, it is likely that Traore will depart the team when his contract expires.

Traore might be presented with a pre-contract by other European teams, like Napoli, Inter Milan, and Atletico Madrid.

Recent times have seen difficulty for Antonio Conte’s team’s right-wing back scenario. Since joining the north London club from Barcelona, Emerson Royal has struggled to perform at his peak. Matt Doherty has struggled to match his Wolverhampton Wanderers form at the remodelled White Hart Lane.

Tottenham are reportedly seeking to make a deal for a new right wing-back this winter, with Sporting star Porro emerging as a potential target. Youngster Djed Spence has battled for playing time since coming in the summer.

In 10 Liga Portugal games thus far this season in the Portuguese capital, the defender has shown promise, tallying one goal and five assists.

 According to the AS report, Porro’s outstanding performances this season have impressed Tottenham Hotspur, and Conte is eager to finalise a deal to sign the Spanish international.

According to the source, Sporting has already begun talks with Spurs about a potential transfer for the brilliant full-back. Still, the Portuguese powerhouses demand a transfer fee of about €45 million (£39.8 million) to release Porro this winter. Conte’s team, on the other hand, wants to strike a deal for considerably less than £39.8 million and does not want to match the Lions’ asking price.

In rather lacklustre news for fans with Tottenham Hotspur tickets, Recent sources claim that Antonio Conte is now open to Matt Doherty leaving the team in the January transfer window.

Doherty has struggled to get regular playing time since joining Tottenham, partly because of the club’s repeated management changes.

Despite being hailed as “sensational” only a few months earlier, Doherty has only made five Premier League starts under Conte this season. Two of these starts occurred in the two contests that followed the World Cup break.

However, Lyall Thomas thinks Conte would still be willing to let Doherty depart if a suitable offer were to come in the current transfer window despite his recent comeback to the starting lineup.

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