FOOTBALL: Conte reacts as Heung-Min Son comes off bench, scores hat-trick against Leicester

Conte reacts as Heung-Min Son comes off bench, scores hat-trick against Leicester Conte reacts as Heung-Min Son comes off bench, scores hat-trick against Leicester
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Conte reacts as Heung-Min Son comes off bench, scores hat-trick against Leicester. Tottenham manager, Antonio Conte, has insisted his players must accept rotation in the squad.

The Italian was speaking after Heung-Min Son came off the bench to net a 14-minute hat-trick against Leicester City on Saturday.

They were Son’s first goals of the season in eight matches.

The South Korean, who was an instant pick before now, was drawn into a fight for his position by Richarlison who arrived from Everton this summer.

Conte reacts as Heung-Min Son comes off bench, scores hat-trick against Leicester. Conte has now insisted his decision to leave Son out paid dividends.

“It’s important to understand that when you play a lot of games in a row, players can be tired physically and mentally.

“Players don’t think this, they think they are able to play every game but, at the same time, I was a player and I know that if you want to play massive games in the Premier League and Champions League, they have to start to understand rotation is very important.

“To have a player of this level on the bench it means in one moment I can change the game. This is the right path for us. Today the rotation was for Son, but in the next round when we have 12 games in a row, other players will be involved,” Conte said.

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