Tottenham information: Conte hoping for Champions League increase as Carter-Vickers considers Spurs future

Your Tottenham digest on the morning of Sunday, Could 15

Conte hoping for Spurs Champions League increase

When Antonio Conte arrived in north London in November, Tottenham have been able the place they have been struggling to search out consistency underneath Nuno Espirito Santo. In simply over six months, the Italian has made main enhancements each on and off the pitch.

Conte has had an affect on particular person performances and the group as an entire, in addition to welcoming Rodrigo Bentancur and Dejan Kulusevski to the squad. Spurs are actually competing for a spot inside the highest 4, with simply two video games left to play, highlighting how far they’ve come.

Arsenal have a troublesome journey to St James’ Park on Monday, earlier than they face their remaining sport of the season at house, in opposition to Everton and a few previous faces might assist increase Tottenham’s probabilities of securing Champions League soccer once more subsequent season.

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Carter-Vickers offers nine-word reply on attainable Celtic transfer

Cameron Carter-Vickers has indicated he’ll see what occurs with regard to a everlasting transfer to Celtic after his mortgage deal from Tottenham got here to an finish. Shifting to Celtic Park on the ultimate day of the summer season switch window, the centre-back has performed an integral function in Ange Postecoglou’s group reclaiming the league title again off Rangers.

A daily in defence for Celtic as he performed the total 90 minutes in 33 league video games, Carter-Vickers made 45 appearances in whole for the Scottish giants, scoring 4 objectives and registering one help within the course of. Making such an impression north of the border, Celtic followers are determined for the participant to return to the membership subsequent season.

“I am simply having fun with right this moment in the meanwhile. We’ll see,” he instructed Sky Sports activities (through Soccer Scotland).

When pressed in regards to the title celebrations and Celtic’s season, he added: “It is exhausting to sum up. It has been a particular season and this can be a big day for all of the boys, our households, all of the followers. We’re loving each minute of it.”

The large second Conte did not react to in North London Derby win

Tottenham secured arguably their greatest three factors of the season, within the North London Derby on Thursday evening. The three-0 victory now takes them only a level behind Arsenal, with two video games left to play.

Spurs went into the sport on the again of their 1-1 draw at Anfield, whereas Mikel Arteta’s aspect had gained their final 4. On the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the Lilywhites supporters helped give their aspect a lift and Antonio Conte was impressed together with his aspect’s show, at an important time.

“For certain a superb efficiency and from the beginning till the top, the strategy to handle the sport was very constructive. You already know very nicely when there are some of these video games, these must-win video games it is by no means simple as a result of right this moment we had just one consequence, to get three factors, to win, solely as a result of it was a derby, a north London derby and we knew very nicely the significance for the followers,” the Italian mentioned in his post-match press convention.

Conte stored his cool on the touchline, together with his poker face giving nothing away as he gave a tactical masterclass.

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