Spurs coach responds to shock exit talk

English Premier League

Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte has responded to surprise claims that he will leave next month if he does not get new signings in January.

The Daily Mail have reported the some of the players fear that the Italian tactician could leave if he is not back in the January transfer window.

Conte has been vocal about improving the squad since taking over from Nuno Espirito Santo, but the former Chelsea boss did not want to be drawn into his long-term future.

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“Honestly I like to live in the present and not to think a lot of the future. Now it is important to live in the present, to try in the present to improve the situation and get out the best of my players.

“To work to improve the situation because the present is now, the future is later. Later could be too much later for us. We have to be focused on the present and work to try to improve the situation now. Then I will see.

“Now we have to be focused on the present and we have to work a lot to try to keep Tottenham in the right position.”

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