Spurs had been anticipated to make various thrilling signings so as to help their bid for a prime 4 end this season however solely Rodrigo Bentancur and Dejan Kulusevski arrived on the final minute on deadline day.
The pair, signed from Juventus, are undoubtedly good signings for the membership however Conte was left disillusioned after not with the ability to signal his prime targets all through final month.
And with four first-team players heading though the exit door, Conte believes the sources within the squad have been stretched, whereas Spurs have misplaced their final three league video games.
Now, Conte has vented his frustrations to Italian media and brought a dig on the strategy proven by chairman Daniel Levy on the membership.
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Talking to Sky Sport Italia, Conte mentioned: “While you take the job in a staff that hasn’t received for a very long time it’s inevitable that you’ll lack confidence.
“I glimpsed conditions that would have developed, then while you enter the scenario you perceive that one thing anyway … what occurred in January will not be straightforward.
“4 gamers left in January. 4 necessary gamers for Tottenham, two have arrived. So even numerically as an alternative of strengthening you you might have, on paper, weakened.
“Bentancur and Kulusevski are the perfect prospect for Tottenham. As a result of Tottenham is in search of younger gamers, gamers to be developed, not prepared gamers. That is the speech.”
These three successive defeats of late have hampered the membership’s possibilities of a prime 4 end this season, as they’ve slipped all the way down to eighth.
Spurs now sit seven factors adrift of fourth-placed Manchester United, with the one optimistic being that they’ve three video games in hand on their rivals.
Bentancur and Kulusevski are 24 and 21-years-old, respectively, and whereas they are going to give Spurs an additional menace in direction of the highest finish of the pitch, Conte feels that his aspect can’t obtain success by solely signing younger gamers.
He mentioned: “The imaginative and prescient, the philosophy of the membership is that this.
“It’s inevitable that if you wish to develop quicker and if you wish to be aggressive quicker you want gamers with numerous expertise as a result of then they result in improve the expertise additionally in your staff.
“However then once more, the imaginative and prescient of the membership I perceive is that this.”
Levy’s philosophy is about signing youthful gamers and constructing for the longer term, which is okay in itself.
However within the right here and now, it merely received’t do for Conte… who has by no means been a supervisor targeted on the long-term.
Thus, it’s turning into more and more obvious that the Italian is struggling to function underneath the present regime, putting his future, once more, in query.