El outbreak of covid in the Tottenham Hotspur has grown and There are already thirteen people infected in the club, eight of them players. This has led the group led by Antonio Conte to call for the postponement of their match this weekend against Brighton & Hove Albion. The one that seems to go ahead, as confirmed by UEFA on Wednesday, will be the duel of Conference League against Rennes.
“Every day we are having more positives”, said Conte at a press conference. “Everybody is a little scared. People have families and I don’t understand why we have to take this risk“, added the Italian in reference to the party of this Thursday.
Everybody is a little scared. People have families and I don’t understand why we have to take this risk
Conte said that now has 11 players available after a first team member tested positive after Wednesday’s training along with a staff member, dwriting the situation as “so strange and unbelievable”.
“Today there have been two more positives”
“Today there have been two more positives. Tomorrow? Who knows. Maybe I, I don’t know. Surely it is better that I take it to a player, but i think this is not the right thing“he continued Conte, worried if the situation worsens.
The outbreak in the Tottenham comes at a time when the UK is recording the highest number of cases since the summer. Besides, the Premier League announced this week a total of sweet positives, which is the highest since mid-August