After the deal was announced, the club’s Italian boss offered his verdict on the move, with
In light of this claim, where Conte makes clear that it was ‘the club’ who made the signing – and not him –
He took to Twitter to say: “Interesting quotes from Conte – and reminiscent of Pochettino distancing himself from Clarke & Mourinho from Rodon.
“But policy of targeting young FL players has largely been successful & I think Spence will play a bigger part than either Clarke or Rodon (so far).”
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Indeed, Clarke has just been sold to Sunderland, after making only four senior appearances for Tottenham. While Rodon is supposedly very keen on also leaving the club this summer having struggled to make an impact in north London too.
However, having now splashed about £20m on Spence, Spurs will hope to get plenty out of Spence. And, although Conte may have distanced himself from the transfer process, he did say that the defender could become a ‘