O Tottenham announced this Wednesday that coach Antonio Conte will have to undergo surgery to remove the gallbladder. The procedure will make the commander not stay ahead of the club against the Manchester Cityon the weekend.
In a brief statement, the team said that Conte had started to feel unwell in recent days and, after some tests, it was discovered that he needs to have his gallbladder removed. He will carry out the process throughout the day and will return to activities after the recovery period.
The time of absence was not informed by Tottenham, but the coach should be away for about two weeks.
The team’s next commitment of the season is on Sunday against Manchester City. The duel, valid for the 22nd round of the English Championshipis scheduled to start at 1:30 pm (Brasília time).
The match can mark the debut of Pedro Perro, the last reinforcement announced by the team. The right-back, who belongs to Sporting, arrived on loan at the English team to make up for the departure of Matt Doherty, who moved to Atletico Madrid.
In the English table, Tottenham is in fifth place with 36 points. The difference to the leading shot Arsenal is 14 units.
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