Conte takes aim at 'really poor' Tottenham squad he inherited; lays down the gauntlet to Kulusevski

Conte takes aim at 'really poor' Tottenham squad he inherited; lays down the gauntlet to Kulusevski

Conte takes aim at ‘really poor’ Tottenham squad he inherited; lays down the gauntlet to Kulusevski Tottenham boss Antonio Conte branded last year’s squad as “really poor”, and challenged Dejan Kulusevski to make good on his lofty ambitions. Spurs kicked their campaign off in style with a thumping 4-1 victory over Southampton. The Saints took a surprise lead inside 12 minutes through James Ward-Prowse, though from then on it was all Tottenham. Goals from Ryan Sessegnon, Eric Dier, a Mohamed Salisu own goal and Dejan Kulusevski saw Spurs take the lead and never look back. It also proved Tottenham can win even when Harry Kane and Son Heung-min don’t score. Speaking to the BBC after the match, Conte described his side’s start as “perfect”. “It was a perfect start for …
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