Within the Premier League Antonio Conte fears Chelsea and Manchester United’s huge disbursal sprees have given them a “big advantage” over Tottenham within the fight for high four places.
Conte got his would like for backing from chairman Daniel Levy as Tottenham signed seven players throughout the transfer window, together with 50 million pounds (USD 57 million) striker Richarlison from Everton.
With a bolstered squad, Tottenham square measure off to associate degree undefeated begin when 5 games.
But Conte remains involved when Chelsea and United every splashed out over two hundred million pounds on new signings.
The Tottenham boss believes the flow of high-priced talent at Stamford Bridge and recent Trafford might tip the balance within the prime four race.
Speaking ahead of Saturday’s game against Fulham, Conte told reporters: “Honestly, if you sign a player for 100 million pounds or 80 million pounds on the last day, you have a big advantage because it means you are signing a top player.
“I want to be very clear. I think we did what we could do and in the right time because the vision was very clear about the money to spend, about to get the free players or on loan because then we spent money on two players, Richarlison and then (Yves) Bissouma.
“The others were on loan or a free but for sure to have a vision and to anticipate and to give the coach the possibility to work from the start.
“We did not wait until the last day for a player to come on loan or to sign a player with characteristics that are not good for our team.