Antonio Conte confirms he WILL be in the dugout for Tottenham's clash against Brighton

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Antonio Conte confirms he WILL be in the dugout for Tottenham’s clash against Brighton after overcoming Covid-19 as he insists he is ‘fine’ after falling ill after Aston Villa victory

  • Tottenham boss Antonio Conte will be on the touchline for their Brighton clash
  • The Italian had tested positive for Covid after complaing of symptoms this week 
  • However, he has been involved with training this week and will lead the team 

Tottenham boss Antonio Conte will be in the dugout for Saturday’s Premier League clash with Brighton after his recent bout of coronavirus.

The Italian tested positive following last weekend’s win at Aston Villa after complaining of mild symptoms, but is now feeling better.

He has been involved at the training ground this week by social distancing and will lead the team as normal.

Tottenham boss Antonio Conte will be in the dugout for Saturday's league clash with Brighton

Tottenham boss Antonio Conte will be in the dugout for Saturday’s league clash with Brighton

‘After the game against Aston Villa and the day after I started to feel a bit of mild symptoms, a bit of pain in my throat and I asked to have a Covid test and it was positive,’ Conte said.

‘But now I am fine, I am well and for sure during this week was a strange week for me and the players. The players are used to doing training with me.

‘I think on Saturday I stay in my place on the bench. Given the length of time since my Covid test I think I can stay on the bench on Saturday.’

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