Tottenham: Antonio Conte admits Manchester City clash could be tough for his side – What We Know!

Antonio Conte has admitted Tottenham could find it

Antonio Conte has hailed Manchester Metropolis supervisor Pep Guardiola because the ‘finest coach on the planet,’ whereas admitting Tottenham may discover it ‘very powerful’ towards the Premier League champions this weekend.

Tottenham are coming off three straight league defeats and journey to the Etihad on Saturday to play a Metropolis group who’ve dropped factors in simply considered one of their final 15 video games. 

Conte has been vocal about Tottenham’s struggles throughout the January switch window saying it made his squad worse and has additionally talked down their probabilities of ending within the top-four this season.  

Antonio Conte has admitted Tottenham may discover it ‘very powerful’ towards Manchester Metropolis

Tottenham have lost their last three games in the league and sit eighth in the standings

Tottenham have misplaced their final three video games within the league and sit eighth within the standings

The Italian in his interview with beIN Sports activities forward of Saturday’s conflict, has admitted there’s a giant hole between his aspect and the present league leaders.

He mentioned: ‘For positive it is going to be a troublesome recreation for us – however on the similar time we need to attempt to play and we need to attempt to use this recreation additionally to have a step for enchancment.

‘On this recreation you perceive additionally the space, the hole that you’ve got with the opposite – however you need to play with out worry – additionally as a result of I repeat we’re in a second that we have now to undergo this example if we need to have one other step and the sport towards Metropolis we all know it might be very powerful.’

Manchester City look unstoppable and have dropped points in just one game in their last 15

Manchester Metropolis look unstoppable and have dropped factors in only one recreation of their final 15

He added: ‘We all know that in all probability they’ll have the possession of seventy, seventy-five minutes throughout the recreation, however we need to attempt to change one thing and likewise to indicate that we will battle.’

Tottenham are considered one of simply two sides to beat Metropolis within the league – on the primary day of the season when Nuno Espirito Santo was in cost.

Metropolis have loved one other incredible season and Conte has hailed Guardiola as the perfect on the planet. 

He mentioned: ‘I believe that we’re speaking about the perfect coach on the planet as a result of he exhibits it in lots of groups, many alternative conditions, that it’s good to construct one thing necessary and if the membership helps him as a result of while you keep in Barcelona and Bayern Munich after which Manchester Metropolis, these golf equipment wished to put money into him and he repaid this belief.

‘I repeat while you see a group of Pep Guardiola you possibly can see an concept of soccer and also you perceive that there’s a lot of labor into the group and this work is his concept and because of this it’s for me on this second is the perfect coach on the planet. 

Conte has hailed Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola as 'the best coach in the world'

Conte has hailed Manchester Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola as ‘the perfect coach on the planet’

‘Manchester Metropolis in my view is the favorite to win the league this season and likewise is without doubt one of the favourites for the Champions League as a result of we’re speaking a few group who’re very very sturdy in each facet – the squad and I don’t see weak spot on this group.’

Defeats to Chelsea, Southampton and Wolves have left Spurs eighth within the standings – seven factors off the Champions League spots and a large 27 factors off their opponents on Saturday. 

Final month, Spurs introduced in solely Dejan Kulusevski and Rodrigo Bentancur, whereas Tanguy Ndombele, Bryan Gil, Dele Alli and Giovani Lo Celso all left.

‘4 gamers left in January. 4 necessary gamers for Tottenham, two have arrived. So even numerically as an alternative of reinforcing, you might have, on paper, weakened,’ Conte mentioned. 

The Italian additionally said that his aspect solely have a ‘one per cent’ probability of ending within the high 4 this season.

Conte has been vocal over his disappointment about the January transfer window

Conte has been vocal over his disappointment in regards to the January switch window