Conte vs. Stupid
Oh no, it’s the Morning Line
Dan Kilpatrick has broken cover, but you’d need to read Yahoo! ‘s Finance pages to find out what he thinks.
Conte is still refusing to commit to the club beyond the end of the season and maintains the air of a coach who is concerned above all with managing his own reputation while he waits for a better offer.
Perhaps Conte’s wavering on his future is part of a clever strategy to keep Levy on his toes, but it makes it almost impossible for the club to fully buy into his vision and leaves his constant preaching about the need for “patience and time” feeling hollow.
There is also the question of whether Levy will maintain an appetite to continue down an uncertain road with such a high-maintenance coach, who could walk away at any minute.
Spurs and Conte always felt like a strange marriage, but so far it has largely worked and this season could still be a hit. Plainly, though, the partnership can only be successful in the long term if both manager and club are fully committed to each other.
What I’m getting from Dan here, and this is another pitfall of having a youngster cover Tottenham, is that he is scared of his employers and thinks Tony should be fearful of his too.
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