Tottenham Hotspur coach Antonio Conte won’t be again as shortly as he would really like after present process surgical procedure however is keen to return to the bench in a key a part of the Premier League membership’s season, assistant head coach Cristian Stellini stated.
Spurs introduced that Conte wouldn’t be within the dugout for Sunday’s conflict with West Ham United. He returned from having had gallbladder surgical procedure for final weekend’s 4-1 drubbing by Leicester City however remained in Italy after Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat by AC Milan within the first leg of their Champions League final 16 tie.
“Since he came back he felt that maybe he underestimated the procedure after the surgery,” Stellini instructed a news convention on Friday.
“Then coming closer to the game the stress of it all, it created some problems and when he spoke to the doctor they said he needed to take it easy. He will be back soon but not as quickly as he would like.
“We have a call every day, maybe three times a day and every time he wants to come back. He repeats every day ‘I want to come back Cristian, how was the training? We have to organise this tomorrow.’”
Stellini confirmed that there are not any new harm issues for fifth-placed Spurs, who’re winless of their final three matches in all competitions, forward of the go to of struggling West Ham.
The assistant stated that it has been “strange” to obtain such a heat response from Tottenham followers through the interval during which he has taken over Conte’s first staff tasks.
“It’s strange for me,” the Italian added. “Not many people know the assistant. Who knows the assistant? This is a strange thing for me. I repeat that I’m not alone though, there are many people who work with me.
“(First team coach) Ryan Mason was important every time and will be this weekend. He is important for me and all the staff, (Constantino) Coratti, (Stefano) Bruno (fitness coaches) and (Marco) Savorani for the keepers.
“What we are learning now is that Antonio takes responsibility with great character. He asks the assistants but he takes the decisions.
“Now we have take responsibility together. We’re more like a team. When Antonio is here, he will take decisions, he takes the responsibility and sometimes doesn’t explain why.”