Levy has fixed Tottenham 'mistake' as multiple new deals agreed - Robinson
Paul Robinson has insisted Daniel Levy deserves credit for allowing Antonio Conte to bring in his own coaching staff to Tottenham.
Speaking exclusively to Football Insider, the former Spurs goalkeeper suggested Levy “made a mistake” not giving Nuno Espirito Santo his full backing.
Tottenham confirmed earlier this month (4th November) Cristian Stellini, Gianluca Conte, Costantino Coratti, Gian Piero Ventrone and Stefano Bruno have joined the coaching staff in north London.
In a behind-the-scenes video posted to Spurs’ Youtube channel (14th November), Conte is seen speaking to Levy about his coaches.
He detailed what each member brings to the team and why he needed them on board.
As revealed by Football Insider in July, Nuno was only allowed to bring half of his six-man coaching team to the club.
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Robinson has suggested Levy made a blunder not giving the Portuguese boss the staff he wanted.
“Watching Levy in the video, I think he realised with Nuno that he’d made a mistake,” Robinson told Football Insider’s Dylan Childs.
“Sacking him so quickly, you have to give him credit in a way. For realising that he made an error and righting the error in the way he did.
“He realised he should have gone for Conte in the summer. If you want a manager of that standard and that level to work at his best, you’ve got to give him every tool and every opportunity to do that.
“By not allowing him to bring in people who have given him success in the past and have worked closely with him, you’re depriving him of some of his armoury.
“Daniel has put trust in Conte. He has backed him. He’s paid his wages and is hopefully going to back him in January.
“By depriving him of half of his staff, you’d be cutting one arm off. You’re either all in or you’re not all in. You have to give him credit for going all in and allowing him to do that.”