Tottenham may dream of ‘big things’ if Antonio Conte’s resurgence continues, says Lucas Moura
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Previously dismal Spurs have improved dramatically domestically since the former Chelsea manager took over from Nuno Espírito Santo in November, with six Premier League games unbeaten and a positive goal difference.
And while their squad’s depth will be put to the test as games get dense and fast-paced in the second half of the campaign, Lucas insists Spurs can start to feel real optimism if their recovery continues.
“Not bad, but there are a lot of games to play,” said the Brazilian of Tottenham who moved up to fifth place on Sunday. “Do it step by step, game by game, work hard, fight because we know it’s not easy, there are a lot of big games to play. But if we keep it this way, we can think of big things.
On his excellent display against Covid-hit Palace, which came down to 10 men after Wilfried Zaha’s red card in the first half, Lucas said: ‘Very kind, I am very, very happy, on a very special day for me and my family, I’m happy to help the team, three very important points.
“It was a solid performance, we are getting better with every game and we have to keep going that way and get the rest because on Tuesday [at Southampton] we have to go back.
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