Tottenham Hotspur head coach Antonio Conte will be undergoing surgery to remove his gallbladder after suffering from severe abdominal pain on Wednesday morning.
The Italian manager was diagnosed with Cholecystitis, a condition that causes redness and swelling of the gallbladder.
According to a statement released by the club on Wednesday, Conte will be returning to the club following a period of recuperation. He is expected to miss a number of games due to the surgery.
Cristian Stellini, Conte’s assistant, is expected to take charge of the club’s next Premier League fixture against defending champions Manchester City.
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The statement from the club reads, “Antonio recently became unwell with severe abdominal pain. Following a diagnosis of Cholecystitis, he will be undergoing surgery to remove his gallbladder today (Wednesday) and will return following a period of recuperation. Everyone at the club wishes him well.”