Conti is optimistic about being on the touchline against Brighton

Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte is hopeful of a touchline against Brighton despite a positive Covid test. Tottenham Hotspur coach Antonio Conte is optimistic about being able to manage his team from the touchline after a positive test for COVID-19 while hosting Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League on Saturday. Follow Insidesport.IN for more Premier League updates.

Spurs said Wednesday that Conte tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend and was “Proper distance”, The Italian said he took part in the squad’s training session “from afar.

Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte hopes to stay on touchline against Brighton despite positive COVID test

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“I had staff, they did really well after the game against Aston Villa (4-0 away win) and the next day I started to feel some mild symptoms, some pain in my throat.” Conte told reporters Thursday.

“I asked for a covid test and it was positive, but now I’m fine. I’m fine and for sure it was a weird week for me and the players, they used to do sessions with me, but that’s just because my staff is doing a great job. “I think on Saturday I will be able to be with my players on the bench based on the length of my cove test.”

The Spurs have won their last four matches and are fourth in the standings with 57 points, three points ahead of North London rivals Arsenal who have one game left. But after suffering a knee injury in Villa’s win, Conte has confirmed that full back Matt Doherty is out for the rest of the season.

Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte hopes to stay on touchline against Brighton despite positive COVID test

“I think the first meeting with the doctor said he could recover without surgery.” Conte says. “It simply came to our notice then. That is why his season is over. ” This is really bad news for us. We know the progress of our team very well and it is sad to lose a player like him for the rest of the season.

Also (Defender Jafet) Tanganga and (Midfielder Oliver) Skip are not available to us. Bad news for us on the one hand, but on the other hand I think we have the solution to try to deal with the situation until the end of the season.

Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte hopes to stay on touchline against Brighton despite positive COVID test

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