New Tottenham signings Yves Bissouma and Fraser Forster have both tested positive for Covid in a blow to the club’s pre-season plans.
Spurs manager Antonio Conte said after the game: “We had a problem with Covid … the test was positive for Bissouma and Fraser.”
Fellow new arrival Ivan Perisic was also missing, though Conte expects the Croatian to shake off his injury to join the group for training on Thursday.
“Perisic is working very well,” Conte continued. “I think tomorrow we could have part of the training session with us. We are very satisfied because his recovery is going very fast and back in London he will be able to join in more.”
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At the Seoul World Cup Stadium, Richarlison was the sole Spurs player to make his debut, and Conte was pleased with the £60 million player’s performance.
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I’ve seen a lot of good things about Richy, he said. He played as the number nine in the first half, and in the second he moved to the right and positioned himself behind the striker. He is capable of handling all three roles.
He has wonderful qualities and a decent character. He must participate in our idea, therefore we are working with him on both the tactical component and the physical aspect of being fit. He is a participant who offers me significant alternatives. I’m overjoyed that we