Tottenham boss Antonio Conte confirms plan for new signings with brutal transfer dig

Tottenham boss Antonio Conte has confirmed the club’s plan to make some changes in the January transfer window – insisting he had already made his mind up just seven days into the job. It’s been nearly two months since Conte was announced as Nuno Espirito Santo’s successor in north London.

His arrival sparked an immediate upturn in form with Tottenham now unbeaten in the seven Premier League games Conte has been in charge.

The Italian head coach has also managed to get Harry Kane firing on all cylinders again with the striker scoring in three consecutive league matches.

Their final game of 2021 though ended in a frustrating 1-1 draw against Southampton on Tuesday with Conte critical of his side’s performance.

Now attention turns to the January transfer window and whether Conte will be given the funds to make some signings.

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Roughly £60m was spent this past summer on new signings, although Bryan Gil has struggled to live up to his price-tag.

But Tottenham have a great chance of breaking back into the top four this season and Conte feels as though new signings will give him the best chance of doing so.

The former Chelsea boss admitted that he’d already made his mind up little over a week into the job.

When asked whether he feels Tottenham need new signings in January, Conte said: “For sure.