CHELSEA boss Antonio Conte has questioned Tottenham’s ambitions because of their lack of spending in the summer transfer market.
Maybe, Mauricio Pochettino is happy with the squad he’s got. Doesn’t feel the need to strengthen.
They finished second last season, have only lost Kyle Walker, and could put in a title challenge next season. I’ve predicted a top four finish – but they could do better.
Conte reckons you have to buy ‘expensive players’ to compete in the Premier League and Champions League.
Spurs disappointed in the Champions League and, subsequently, the Europa League – but they will have learned from their experiences.
Tottenham’s young side need to step up another level, and Pochettino seems confident enough in the players he has at his disposal.
Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is not going to go down the line of unsustainable spending so it’s likely there will be little transfer movement in the next few weeks.
At least Spurs will have a settled side and squad come the start of the new season, whereas their title rivals will possibly take time bedding in new arrivals.
Will that work in Tottenham’s favour? Time will tell, of course.
Not really sure what to make of Conte’s comments about the threat of Tottenham to the title the Blues won last season. At a canter.
He says it will not be a tragedy if Spurs fail to win the league, or get knocked out in the early stages of the Champions League. Bit condescending.
Conte is more concerned about the threat of Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal.
Rule Tottenham out at your peril, Antonio.