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Lucas Moura has told that the Tottenham Hotspur squad are all excited to work with Antonio Conte and shared what he has already noticed from the new Spurs manager.

Daniel Levy hired Conte on Tuesday to replace Nuno Espirito Santo as the north Londoners’ second boss in just four-months. Nuno only lasted 17 games at the helm in all competitions after replacing Jose Mourinho having suffered seven defeats.

Conte got off to a solid start by beating Vitesse Arnhem in the Europa Conference League on Thursday night. He will now hope to claim another win when Tottenham visit Everton on Sunday. Spurs have only won two of their last seven games in the Premier League.

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Conte only had two training sessions with the Tottenham squad before the visit of Vitesse to north London. Moura notes the challenges the Italian faced with a quick turnaround. But revealed after beating Vites how he has already made an impression on the Spurs squad.


“It’s always difficult with a new philosophy in a few a few days and only two training sessions with Antonio,” Moura said. “But I think we showed new things and did very well.”

Adding: “Conte is a winner and one of the greatest managers of the last few years. We are all excited to work with him, and we feel already his mentality and passion. In the two training sessions, he tried to show us how he likes us to play and his mentality.”

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Ideal start for Conte in drama-filled Tottenham debut

Tottenham beating Vitesse gave Conte the ideal start to his tenure in north London. Heung-Min Son, Moura and a Jacob Rasmussen own goal handing the Italian the win in a drama-filled debut. With no goals, but red cards for Cristian Romero, Danilho Doekhi and Markus Schubert in the second-half. While seeing Spurs overtake Vites into second in Group G.

Conte may struggle to further establish his mentality and passion at Tottenham before their trip to Everton. But the following international break will give him more opportunities and offer those not called up by their countries a chance to impress their new boss.

Moura is unlikely to need to impress Conte, with the 29-year-old an established key figure at Tottenham. The £80k-a-week winger’s goal against Vitesse was his second in 14 games so far this season across all competitions. The Brazilian now has 34, plus 20 assists, in 171 appearances for Spurs since his £23m transfer from Paris Saint-Germain.