Antonio Conte insists he deserves a new Tottenham contract
There were many speculations on the Italian coach's future as his Spurs contract is due to expire next summer. While calling on a new contract, he calls on his players to match his ambitions.
Despite admitting he wants to commit his future to Tottenham,Antonio Conte
insists the club must match his ambitions for that. He told his press conference:
"My contract expires on June 30. Until that moment, the club has to make the best evaluation.
"I think that everything needs to be deserved. For this reason, it's important to see the rest of the season, what happens, if we are happy with the improvement we are doing.
"On my side, professionally, I have to feel that I deserve to sign a new contract with this club. I have to feel this, but for sure I will talk with the club and we will find the best solution.
"When you start a path with a club, your dream is to stay here many years, to try to build something important.
"I think it's very important, the relationship that you create with your players, the relationship you create with the club, the environment around you, and also don't forget the ambition.
"If you're used to fighting to win, it is also very important to match this situation and then, if you are lucky and find all of these situations, it's simpler to stay for a long-term project.
"When this happens, you are a lucky person, a lucky man. Every manager dreams of this situation. Then the reality, unfortunately, is not always this."
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, Conte added:
"For sure, after the first part of the season it will be right to have a meeting with the club, to discuss the positive and negative things, where we can improve.
"Then we will see what we can do. It always depends on the possibilities, and the ambition from the club.
"But for sure, we'll speak, also to have a good evaluation of this part of the season. I have seen a lot of positive things, but with injuries and having to play every three days, I think we struggled a lot.
"In the future, we have to try to improve, to be better to face this type of situation."
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