Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte has confirmed that Matt Doherty is going to miss the remaining portion of the season with a knee injury..
The Republic of Ireland international was on the receiving end of a crunching tackle from Aston Villa’s Matty Cash in last weekend ‘s 4 0 win and originally attempted to continue before being replaced by Sergio Reguilon after twenty minutes.
Reports after the game reported Doherty was thanks to remain out the rest of the season after his problem was discovered to be a major one, as well as Conte has now admitted that the defender is out there for the long term..
7 – 8 days before he recovers. For this particular reason his season has finished,” Conte told reporters in front of Tottenham’s Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday. “I think the very first visit with the doctor said he is able to recuperate with no surgery. This kind of scenario requires different opinions to help make the best choice.
“This is very bad news for us, you know really well Doherty’s improvement on the team of ours. It is a pity because losing a player like him for the majority of the season isn’t perfect for us.”
Doherty had begun to find the feet of his under Conte with 2 goals and 4 assists in fifteen Premier League games in 2021 22 and joins Oliver Skipp and Japhet Tanganga in the Spurs treatment room..
Former football player as well as Italian professional football manager Antonio Conte has an estimated net worth of £10 million..