Antonio Conte compares Tottenham midfielder to Man City’s Bernardo Silva

Antonio Conte has compared Bryan Gil to Bernardo Silva...

Antonio Conte has been singing the praises of Tottenham midfielder Bryan Gil during his latest press conference.

The Spaniard produced another impressive cameo off the bench in the Champions League against Sporting CP.

The 21-year-old brought real energy to a pretty lackluster Spurs team and he is now in line to make his first Premier League start on the weekend.

Gil’s impact vs Sporting CP

Conte: “I can see him like Bernardo Silva”

Conte has compared Gil to Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva.

The Italian coach started by talking about how much he has improved and his potential to get even better.

Last season, he was sent out on loan to Valencia and the forward also pushed to rejoin them again this summer, with his chances under Conte looking very slim.

But, that now looks to have changed with the former Inter Milan boss claiming Gil has his trust.

Conte said: “I believe in Gil otherwise I don’t risk a player in the Champions League.

“I try to find the right moment for when he can be useful for the situation...

“I have seen good improvement.

“I am sure about Gil’s future because we are talking about a player who sees football.

“When I talk to him in training, he understands quickly.”

The Italian coach added: “If I have to compare Gil with someone, maybe I can see him like Bernardo Silva at City.

“For me in this moment physically he is not strong but we are talking about this type of player.”

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Jamie Brown

Jamie Brown

Writer for 101 Great Goals since 2017. Founder of @Daily_Hotspur.

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