In gentle of his heroics, Tottenham boss Antonio Conte believes that Steven Bergwijn is prepared to remain in North London and turn into a key star for the membership sooner or later. The Dutch ahead has struggled for game-time however walked off the bench to attain twice in Spurs’ comeback win over Leicester Metropolis.
After three again to again stellar seasons at PSV Eindhoven, rather a lot was anticipated from Steven Bergwijn when he arrived at Tottenham within the winter of 2020. However issues haven’t fairly gone in keeping with plan for the 24-year-old as he has contributed to simply 17 objectives in 65 appearances. Moreover, he has discovered game-time onerous to come back by however that may change after the Dutch ahead’s newest exploits with him strolling off the bench to attain twice in added time as Tottenham beat Leicester City 3-2.
It would go down as one of many craziest comebacks in Premier League historical past because the Foxes seemed all set for the three factors earlier than Bergwijn walked on. And followers weren’t the one ones impressed as Antonio Conte admitted that the 24-year-old is a vital participant for Spurs and has the potential to turn into a key star. Not solely that, the Italian revealed that he doesn’t see Bergwijn leaving the membership this month amidst experiences of a transfer to Ajax.
“Previously when somebody asks me about Steven Bergwijn, I used to be very clear. I stated that for me he is a vital participant as a result of he has traits that in our squad we do not have many artistic gamers,” Conte stated, reported Sky Sports activities.
“He is excellent in a single vs one, good to beat the person. He can play striker, he can play quantity 10 and for us, for me, he is a vital participant and we’ve got to attempt to enhance, to turn into stronger, to not lose a participant and turn into much less sturdy.
“Steven is a participant that if he is in good bodily situation and he has good health, he can begin the video games or he can are available in and alter the sport. For me, I feel he is an necessary participant and you understand very properly the participant needs to be comfortable and I feel the participant is comfortable to stick with us and play for Tottenham.”