Former Tottenham striker, Teddy Sheringham has revealed that Antonio Conte will thrown-in the towel if Spurs fail to overcome Arsenal in today’s Premier League game.
In an interview with 8Xbet, Sheringham fears the former Chelsea boss may leave if the club do not make a top four finish.
Recall that Arsenal are currently four-point ahead of Antonio Conte’s men going into Thursday’s north London derby.
has said that the club manager, Antonio Conte could quit if they lose against Arsenal on Thursday.
Losing to Arsenal on Thursday could see Tottenham’s hopes of making it to next season’s Champions League crashed.
And, while Sheringham wants the former Inter Milan boss to stay, he fears the Italian could leave if Spurs lose on Thursday.
“If Conte is looking to stay for longer than his two-year period, then he needs more of his own players with a view to playing in the Champions League,” Sheringham told 8Xbet.
“If things go to plan, then he should get more transfer funds and build.
“Would I understand if he left without Champions League football? He is a man who wants to do business straight away. He wants to be playing at the top level in big games.
“…That is why it is in Tottenham’s and Conte’s best interests to get into the Champions League.”
Tottenham Vs Arsenal Rivalry
As of 26 September 2021, 190 games have been played between the two teams since their first game in the Football League in 1909, with 79 wins for Arsenal, 60 wins for Tottenham and 51 games drawn. When games played before both joined the Football League are included, 204 games have been played, with Arsenal winning 84, Tottenham 66, and 54 drawn.
Notable matches of the North London derby include the games in which Arsenal won the league at White Hart Lane in 1971 and their invincible campaign in 2004, Tottenham beating Arsenal 5–0 at home in 1983 and Arsenal winning by the same score away in 1978, and Tottenham beating Arsenal 3–1 at the semi-final of the 1990–91 FA Cup, which they went on to win.