Tottenham supervisor Antonio Conte has confessed he typically believes he has been a failure on the membership.
The Italian joined Spurs in November 2021 within the hope of ending the membership’s lengthy look forward to a trophy, however regardless of an encouraging finish to his debut season, Conte finds himself within the midst of actual uncertainty this time round.
Spurs do sit inside the highest 4, albeit having performed extra video games than the groups round them, however issues over the crew’s consistency and skill to win huge video games have mounted following their latest elimination from the Champions League.
Whereas Conte acknowledged there have been optimistic adjustments since he took over, he conceded that each one has not gone to plan.
“After a yr and half we improved many features however typically throughout this path I feel we have failed,” Conte mentioned. “We failed as a result of we weren’t able to face the fitting strain and stress.
“I perceive the followers are pissed off as a result of this season wasn’t good to elevate a trophy however I can inform them we’re working very exhausting to make them proud and to attempt to be able to elevate trophies.
“Throughout your profession, failure is a part of the job. An important factor is to work exhausting to attempt to keep away from failure. Typically failure pushes you to develop into stronger and make your self higher.
“For the large coaches, the expectation is to elevate a trophy: it is the identical for me right here, and if we do not elevate a trophy the primary accountability falls on the coach. I do know the expectations of myself are actually excessive.”
Conte’s contract with Spurs expires on the finish of the season, and though the membership have the choice to increase his keep by an extra 12 months, 90min understands Conte is ready to depart in the summertime.
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