Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte has been criticized for saying Arsenal counterpart Mikel Arteta “complains alot” as Paulo Dybala’s agent has flown to London
Spurs kept their: Champions League: hopes alive as they beat 10-man: Arsenal: in a thumping 3-0: Premier League: win to leave them just a single point outside of the top four. But Jordan was left less than impressed with Conte’s comments following the victory, which he says were “patronizing and condescending” towards his Arsenal rival Mikel Arteta.
It comes as Spurs have received a boost to their hopes of signing: Juventus: forward Paulo Dybala. And Gary Neville has said he “would put money” on Tottenham claiming fourth place in the Premier League and beating Arsenal to Champions League qualification.
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Simon Jordan says Tottenham Hotspur boss Antonio Conte treated Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta in a “condescending and patronizing” manner following the north London derby.
A brace from Harry Kane, which took him to 13 north London derby goals in just 17 games, came into the space of a 15-minute first-half spell in which Arsenal threw the game away. Kane’s goals came in between a red card for Arsenal’s Rob Holding after he clattered into Son Heung-min.
The South Korea international then wrapped up the win in the second half with a smart finish, but Jordan has slammed Spurs boss Antonio Conte for his words following the game. Conte accused Arteta of “complaining a lot” after he was clearly frustrated by the refereeing on the night. And Jordan has questioned the “audacity” of Conte’s comments.
Dybala transfer boost:
Paulo Dybala’s agent is said to be in London to hold talks with potential suitors ahead of a summer move.
The Juventus forward is out of contract in Turin this summer and appears set to leave the club. Spurs boss Antonio Conte is thought to be keen on bringing the Argentinian to the club, although they could face stiff competition for his signature.
The player’s agent Jorge Antun will hold talks with multiple clubs – including the likes of Premier League rivals: Manchester United: and Arsenal.
Neville backs Spurs for top four:
Gary Neville has backed Tottenham Hotspur to pip Arsenal to fourth place in the Premier League following the north London derby win.
With just two matches left of the season Spurs are now one point off of the Champions League places but have all the momentum following their win on Thursday night. And Neville thinks “you’d want Tottenham’s games” against: Burnley: and Norwich ahead of Arsenal’s fixtures against: Newcastle: United and: Everton:.
And the Sky Sports pundit says he’d “put money” on Spurs overtaking their bitter rivals before the season’s out.