Tottenham star Richarlison has hit out at a media report claiming he was the ‘mutiny chief’ behind the dramatic exit of coach Antonio Conte.
Conte departed the membership by mutual consent after a surprising post-match rant at membership bosses and gamers after a 3-3 draw with bottom-placed Southampton previous to the worldwide break.
Conte labelled his gamers ‘egocentric’ after letting a 3-1 lead towards Saints crumble, whereas concurrently blasting the tradition of the membership.
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The Italian supervisor’s contract was set to run out on the finish of the season anyway, making his exit with 10 Premier League video games to play a dramatic ploy to revitalise the membership’s hunt for a prime 4 end and Champions League qualification.
But a journalist from Argentina’s TyC Sports alleged that Brazilian ahead Richarlison – who was injured throughout the Southampton match – delivered an ultimatum to the membership over Conte’s future.
The journalist claimed that Cristian Romero joined Richarlison in making the ultimatum.
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But Richarlison hit again on the claims, calling them ‘lies’ and claiming he was the ‘reverse’ of a ‘mutiny chief’ towards Conte.
“Questioning and criticising me as a participant for my efficiency is a part of soccer and I obtained it,” Richarlison mentioned on Twitter.
“However, telling lies about me, I don’t settle for! I’ve all the time had plenty of respect for Conte and for all my coaches.
“He helped me quite a bit in my coming to the Spurs and, each time we had an issue (even when it was public) we solved it based mostly on dialog and professionalism – and this he can affirm.
“I wasn’t a mutiny chief towards him, it was fairly the alternative. I’m sorry I didn’t ship as a lot as he anticipated of me and I didn’t do sufficient for him to remain.
“When he left, I despatched him a message thanking him for every thing and wishing him the perfect trigger that’s what he deserves!
“On the opposite hand, the journalist chargeable for this terrible lie didn’t even do the least which might be speaking to my PR or listening to me. Bad skilled and dangerous character! And disgrace on you, TyC Sports!”
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