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Antonio Conte is ‘throwing everything’ at Tottenham trophy tilt – Gary Mabbutt

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Tottenham’s FA Cup-winning captain Gary Mabbutt believes Antonio Conte has set his sights on becoming the man to end the club’s trophy drought.Mabbutt captained Spurs to FA Cup success in 1991, the last time they won English’s football oldest cup competition.Tottenham have only won silverware twice during the past 30 years despite turning into one of the Premier League’s strongest clubs and becoming a regular sight again in European competitions during the last two decades.Conte is the latest manager tasked with bringing back the glory days and has spoken of his desire to “win something important”, with Spurs still in the FA Cup and Champions League this season.“Looking at the teams left in the FA Cup, I feel we have a great opportunity,” Mabbutt told the PA news agency.“This season in the FA Cup we have a fantastic opportunity and we are also in the last 16 of the Champions League with a game against (AC) Milan, who are beatable so yes, the cups could be very exciting for us.“I think Antonio has set his mind on winning something this season and we’ll be throwing everything to do it.

We haven’t had a trophy for a while now and it is time we had a trophy.“Antonio has done it with the last few clubs he has been to and he is working as hard as he can through the training we’re doing, the players we’re bringing in and getting players back from injury as quick as we can to make sure this season we have a great chance to win a cup.”Conte reached two FA Cup finals during his spell with Chelsea and will turn his attention to that competition on Saturday when Tottenham visit Preston for a fourth-round tie.Spurs have endured a difficult start to 2023 on and off the pitch but earned a vital win at Fulham on Monday night thanks to

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