Tottenham Hotspur might nonetheless see Antonio Conte put pen to paper on a brand new deal in north London relying on outcomes over the subsequent month or so.
What is the newest?
Conte’s time in north London is ready to run out on the finish of this season with the Italian solely signing an 18-month deal when he joined again in 2021.
The Lilywhites do maintain the choice to increase his keep by an additional yr and there was the hope he would put pen to paper on a good longer deal.
Nevertheless, current reviews have advised this may occasionally not be the case with the Italian probably seeking to lower his ties with the Lilywhites on the finish of the season to return to Italy the place his household resides.
However chatting with Soccer FanCast, insider Dean Jones has advised a run of excellent kind might probably see Conte’s temper change over a potential extension in north London:
“If he instantly turns round outcomes in the subsequent few weeks and instantly is feeling good once more, then there’s each probability we get again to the feeling of a month or so in the past when Tottenham have been in the course of, throughout the World Cup, of making an attempt to lengthen his contract.”
Change of coronary heart
It has grow to be fairly obvious over the past couple of weeks that the Italian is turning into more and more annoyed in his position at Tottenham.
Conte has had a troublesome previous few months off the sector with surprising losses to shut associates and maybe that’s seeping by way of into his work at Spurs.
The Italian additionally lives away from his spouse and daughter who nonetheless reside in Italy which regularly sees Conte jet off again to his homeland to spend time with them.
And when outcomes are going the way in which they’ve been in current months, it’s comprehensible to see why Conte could also be questioning his future at Spurs.
Nevertheless, we do assume it’s price mentioning Gary Neville’s feedback from Monday evening the place he advised Conte ought to really be glad about the chance he has at Spurs.
And we predict there’s some fact on this. The probability of another Premier League aspect wanting him in the mean time feels low and the likes of Actual Madrid and Barcelona are unlikely to take him off Tottenham’s arms.
But there’s nonetheless this sense that maybe Spurs are punching above their weight with him on the helm when in actuality he has an actual alternative to make one thing of this gifted Spurs squad.
Spurs shone within the second half of final season and there’s no purpose that they can not have a robust finish to the present marketing campaign.
The Lilywhites nonetheless have the Champions League and FA Cup to play for while solely sitting three factors off the highest 4 spots within the Premier League.
And if Conte can lead Spurs to his second FA Cup, it will be fascinating to see whether or not his reported temper about his future would change.