RYAN SESSEGNON helped Spurs beat Southampton, then joked: If I had missed, Antonio Conte would have killed me!
Contes The group then took off because of a header from Eric Dier, a comical personal purpose from Mohammed Salisu and a cool Kulusevski end.
Wing-back Sessegnon, 22, stated: “Had I not scored, I feel (the supervisor) would have killed me truthfully!
“A couple of minutes earlier there was a second when Dejan Kulusevski slowed down and I arrived late and I knew I could not be late the subsequent time he did it.”
Conte laughed when requested about Sessegnon’s feedback and in addition introduced up a possibility that the previous Fulham wizkid hadn’t seized moments earlier than.
The Italian stated: “In case you keep in mind, possibly 5 minutes earlier than there was a cross and he was behind his opponent.
“On the bench we had been actually mad at him as a result of he has to assault the far publish and discover the best place!
“Then he scored and we had been glad and celebrating lots as a result of he wasn’t in the identical place 5 minutes earlier to attain.
“I am glad for him as a result of he has nice potential, however has to point out this potential.”
Freebie Perisic, 33, was the primary of six summer season signings from Spurs and was launched from the bench within the second half together with fellow new lads Clement Lenglet and Yves Bissouma.
Sessegnon claimed he wished to be taught from the Croat to enhance his personal sport.
That’s precisely what Conte had in thoughts when he introduced in Perisic, after working with the Champions League winner at Inter Milan.
Conte added: “I feel it is crucial that we employed a participant like Ivan Perisic as a result of he (Sessegnon) can see the best way to study Ivan. We’re speaking about a vital participant in Ivan, a high participant.
“Generally it is good to carry gamers into your group, even when they’re a bit older. If they’re a great participant with expertise, they will take this expertise to enhance younger gamers in your group. I feel Sessegnon is doing this.”
Conte praised the consequence because the “good begin” to what could possibly be a mouth-watering season in North London.
Though he had a blunt response to everybody, it was shocking that not one of the new additions began the sport.
The ex-Chelsea boss stated: “I feel I am utilizing frequent sense as a result of proper now we’re beginning the brand new season and the previous gamers did an important job final season to safe a spot within the Champions League.
“Within the final 10 video games I feel we have now performed very nicely and achieved incredible outcomes.”
In the meantime, Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl was unimpressed with Salisu’s resolution to attempt to clear along with his favourite left foot, slightly than hack away along with his proper, which led to him turning into his personal web for the killer third purpose. .
The Austrian stated: “It was simple to clear the ball with the best foot. That is simply not ok at this degree.
“It felt a bit just like the opponents had been shifting into the subsequent gear and we could not comply with after the primary 20 minutes. It was irritating to see how huge the hole is, to be sincere.”