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Why Tottenham players fear Antonio Conte could quit job

Why Tottenham players fear Antonio Conte could quit job

Tottenham under Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte took charge of Tottenham back in November, and has since improved the club’s form somewhat, at least in the Premier League.

In the English top-flight, Conte has taken charge of eight games so far, remaining unbeaten throughout, and most recently seeing off Watford by a goal to nil last Saturday, thanks to a Davinson Sanchez winner in the 96th minute.

This has seen Spurs move up to 6th in the Premier League table, with the Lilywhites boasting at least two games in hand on the two teams above them – fixtures which, if they win, could see the capital club climb to 4th in the table.

Elsewhere, though, Tottenham’s fringe stars struggled to see off League One outfit Morecambe in the 3rd round of the FA Cup, before Conte and co. were beaten 3-0 by Chelsea over two legs of their League Cup semi-final.

Could Conte quit Tottenham?

So, it is fairly obvious that Conte needs to be backed in the market to improve his squad.

A backup striker/competition for Harry Kane looks a must, whilst a new right-wing-back is probably needed too given the subpar showings of Emerson Royal and Matt Doherty of late.

Conte did confirm earlier this week that he had met with Daniel Levy and Fabio Paratici to discuss transfers.

But, as we near the halfway point of the winter window, Spurs are yet to sign anyone.

In turn, now, the Daily Mail are reporting that Tottenham’s players fear Conte could quit the club next month if he is not backed with new signings in the January transfer window:

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This article was edited by Conor Laird.

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Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 Manchester City 22 41 56
2 Liverpool FC 21 37 45
3 Chelsea FC 23 28 44
4 West Ham United 22 11 37
5 Arsenal FC 20 8 35
6 Tottenham Hotspur 18 3 33
7 Manchester United 20 3 32
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 20 2 31
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 21 0 29
10 Leicester City 18 -2 25
11 Crystal Palace 21 -1 24
12 Southampton FC 21 -8 24
13 Aston Villa 20 -5 23
14 Brentford FC 21 -9 23
15 Leeds United 20 -15 22
16 Everton FC 19 -10 19
17 Watford FC 19 -14 14
18 Norwich City 21 -35 13
19 Newcastle United 20 -23 12
20 Burnley FC 17 -11 11

Premier League 21/22

Topscorers
Disciplinary
Assists
Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 16
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 10
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 9
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 8
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 8
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 8
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 8
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 8
Raphinha Leeds United 8
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 8
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 7
Mount, Mason Chelsea FC 7
Gallagher, Conor Crystal Palace 7
Sterling, Raheem Manchester City 7
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 7
Silva, Bernardo Manchester City 7
Bowen, Jarrod West Ham United 6
Mahrez, Riyad Manchester City 6
Saka, Bukayo Arsenal FC 6
Maddison, James Leicester City 6