Harry Redknapp has spoken glowingly of the enthusiasm Antonio Conte is showing on the sidelines and believes it has rubbed off on the Tottenham squad.
Tottenham are unbeaten in the Premier League under Conte, having scored three wins and drawn in their five appearances since the Italian arrived.
The North Londoners also saw a significant improvement defensively, having conceded just three goals in those five games, keeping three clean sheets in the process.
On Wednesday night, Spurs sealed their progress to the Carabao Cup semi-finals after putting in a professional performance to defeat West Ham 2-1.
Conte will see the competition as a great opportunity to win his first trophy as Tottenham head coach and end the club’s trophy shortage.
Redknapp isn’t surprised by the impact the 52-year-old has had on the Spurs squad, insisting that players can’t help but buy into Conte’s ideas given his passion for the game. Game.
Former Spurs manager said talkSPORT (12/22/21 at 7:45 am): “It’s enthusiasm. He shows that enthusiasm, if you’re not that enthusiastic as a manager then you can’t expect the players to be. It comes from above.
“When you watch him from the sideline when they score. He kicks every ball and he’s probably also like that on the training ground. I think it rubs off on the team and the players.
“He is in them. He demands high standards every day and certainly on Saturday and Sunday. He finally gets it from them. They are efficient.
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I felt Nuno Espirito Santo was being treated harshly and set to be the downfall guy at Spurs. However, while the Portuguese coach was a nice man, the word ‘enthusiasm’ was probably the last you would use to describe him. The difference between Nuno and Conte in terms of the passion they exude is night and day.
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