Antonio Conte has urged Tottenham to be ‘dreamers’ in pursuit of silverware after the membership returned to profitable methods at Fulham.
Harry Kane scored the one aim of the sport to earn Spurs a slim 1-0 win at Craven Cottage, as Conte’s facet bounced again from defeats to Arsenal and Manchester Metropolis with a hard-fought win at their London rivals.
Kane’s aim got here with a positive end into the underside nook and noticed the 29-year-old rating his 266th aim for Spurs, transferring stage with Jimmy Greaves because the membership’s all-time document goalscorer, and Conte mentioned he wish to assist the striker raise silverware with the membership.
“We are talking about a player who has fantastic abilities, incredible skills,” Conte mentioned on Kane drawing stage with Greaves’ goalscoring document. “For certain I’d like to assist him attempt to do one thing vital. To win one thing with Tottenham. He loves Tottenham. Tottenham is in his coronary heart. It might be good if collectively we’re in a position to win one thing.
“It’s important to have this record. But it would be more important if you lift a trophy. I think that we have to be dreamers. I spoke to the players and said today has to be a starting point for us.”
Conte believes his facet have realized from latest defeats and has referred to as on Spurs to proceed enhancing searching for silverware.
The Italian has been vital of his staff defensively and mentioned the main focus should now be on a ‘robust recreation’ as Spurs journey to face Preston North Finish within the FA Cup fourth spherical on Saturday.
“After defeats, you can learn much more than a win,” Conte mentioned. “I feel after the sport in opposition to Metropolis and in opposition to Arsenal, it was vital to make reflection with my gamers and to know that possibly we misplaced one thing in comparison with final season. Not in attacking. However we misplaced one thing defensively. After I communicate defensively, I need to discuss the entire staff. I needed to see the resilience, the need, the desire to defend the consequence.
“If we want to be the dreamers we have to know the FA Cup is a tough game. If I see this unity we have time to have another good season. The defeat against City was a strange defeat. When you concede four goals in one half it means maybe there is something wrong. If you concede 21 goals in 10 games maybe there is something wrong.”
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