Antonio Conte wants to “earn” a possible extension at Tottenham

“You know very well that my contract expires on June 30 (2023). I think the club has to make a real assessment by then.”explained the Italian coach of Tottenham, Antonio Conte, at the press conference ahead of the welcome to Leeds, this Saturday, November 12, on behalf of the 16.e Premier League Day.

“For this reason, it is important to see what happens until the end of the season and whether we are satisfied with the progress we have made, he added. From my point of view, it is important for me, professionally, that I feel that I deserve a new contract and to sign that new contract with this club. »

Tottenham qualified for the 8thare Champions League final

Fourth with 26 points, Tottenham are virtually guaranteed to stay ahead of Manchester United, 5the with 23 points, but a significantly worse goal difference, during the World Cup break (20.11.-18.12.2022).

Also qualified for the knockout stage of the Champions League, where they will face AC Milan, Spurs are nevertheless aware that they have struggled at times, which has been particularly affected by Son Heung-min’s poor form or injuries to players such as Dejan Kulusevski and Richarlison.

And before continuing, on December 26, a few days before the opening of the winter transfer market, they will need to discuss possible reinforcements.

After the World Cup in Qatar, “we’ll see what we can do”

“Honestly, we haven’t talked until now (since January) but surely after the first part of the season it will be good to see the club and talk about the positives and negatives and how we can improve, Conte admitted. Then we’ll see what we can do. It always depends on the club’s possibilities and ambitions, but we will certainly talk. »

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