Antonio Conte wants to be sacked more than anyone
I’ve been a football fan for a few hours and I’ve heard these words, “Sparcy” It only takes a few more times to fully understand it. It refers to Tottenham Hotspur, and regardless of the circumstances or the seemingly unlikely, something strange happens to the club, and in a bad way. It’s a computable combination of lack, being slightly less wealthy than your rivals, a little bit of bad luck, and an overall feeling that you have something left. A club that consistently brings the ball up is inevitable. They’re the Jets of the Premier League, or the Maple he’s the Leafs, and they have to overcome something indescribable.
Yesterday was one of the sparsest days in recent history. Tottenham took the lead in his last 13 minutes over Southampton, the worst team in the league, by his two points.Indeed, the equalizer pretty dubious penaltybut Spurs fans are… devastated by being a Spurs fan, so that kind of seems like an admission fee.
That result alone would have been strange enough for a North London club, but this is Tottenham Hotspur. Here you can always pour more confounding mishegas on top of the base of confounding mishegas the club seems to be built on. Enter manager Antonio Conte, burning down his own players and bosses at a press conference, acting like a big neon sign flashing “Shoot me!” It was on fire too.
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The best part of this is when Conte exclaims, “I’m so upset!” Oh, don’t you say
It’s also important to remember that Conte is a very cold person and made my favorite football clip at Euro 2016.
What does Conte say? Probably so. Spurs are 15 years without a trophy depending on how much stock they have put in the League Cup, they haven’t won an FA Cup in his 32 years and want to stay out of the last league title. Let’s. Chairman Daniel Levy has led the team for 22 years, a long 22 years for a club that prides itself on being on par with neighboring Arsenal, if not the other giants of the league. It’s been a pretty barren year. Mr. Levy’s reign has been chaotic at times, hiring managers at a rate that turns a revolving door on its hinges.
But Spurs have also achieved recent highs under Levy, perhaps even more stinging for manager Mauricio Pochettino, who is all Spurs supporters. They made it through and fought for several league titles but never won. Led by Pochettino, Tottenham saw him finish 3rd, 2nd and 3rd from 2016 to his 2018. This is the best result Spurs have ever managed in the Premier League.
Levy’s biggest mistake was firing Pochettino instead of funding the overhaul of the team that Pochettino said he needed, and one Levy said that his then manager Jose Funded anyway to please Mourinho and Conte. Thinking about how to launch a nuclear attack on
The perfect symmetry in all of this is Pochettino’s ghost hanging in the background throughout the season. rumored to be violent To be the one to replace Conte every time the Italian packs up (even though it honestly felt like Conte had been packing up for a while). But this is another example of Levy’s sporadic plot that Tottenham never managed to get out of.
On the contrary, this is what Conte does. With Juventus, Chelsea, Inter and now Spurs, he has engineered results, performances and optimism to bounce back instantly and bomb his job next season. A man cannot sit still.
And Conte will have a hard time claiming he’s not endorsed by Levy. Acquired Arnaut Danjuma. Of all of them, only Romero and Perisic are regular appearances, partly due to injuries. But some are not. Richardson was too happy to point it out Spurs limped out of the Champions League to a far from impressive AC Milan. It’s a slightly higher amount.
And it’s hard to say that no one but Conte is to blame. He can expose his players in the press as much as he wants, and he obviously likes it a lot, but creating passion and desire within the team is kind of a description of his job. Seeing him goo-goo-eyed at the exit door, it’s not all that shocking that his players aren’t exactly feeling it week after week.
If Pochettino is to make a truly stellar comeback, I wonder if Pochettino can save this, no matter how much goodwill and leeway the fans give him. Of the main players, only Romero and Dejan Kulusevski are not over 30 or unlikely to be over 30. How much patience Harry Kane has for this nonsense. It’s a mystery (but we all know that Man United decided to give him a big shot for his declining years instead of Victor Osimén, who sucked and spit out Serie A in Napoli this year. and six years younger). The team may need another overhaul after the overhaul it designed after telling Pochettino that he would not allow the team to overhaul.