Jose Mourinho has taken a swipe at Liverpool and Chelsea saying that Tottenham do not have the money to compete with them on a financial level.
“Liverpool needed a goalkeeper,” he said. “They went to one of the three best goalkeepers in the world [Alisson Becker]. Boom. How many windows they needed to resolve that? One.
“But we have to do it in a different way. Amazing transfer windows, you need less time. Balanced transfer windows, you need more time and this is the profile [of Tottenham]. For me it’s about time, so more transfer windows [are needed] because we are not going ever to be the transfer window king.”
“Come on!” he said. “That was quite simple. [Abramovich said] ‘Which central defender do I want?’ ‘That one … thank you very much!’
“At Tottenham, it’s a different challenge. You should look at it in a different way.
“If you tell the truth about Tottenham’s situation, it’s not a problem. For me, it’s very enjoyable. I was so happy to come to the club. One of the reasons I was so happy to come was because everything was crystal clear.
“Nothing was promised to me that in this moment, I can say: ‘Oh, it was not truth, I am very disappointed, we didn’t know.’ Everything was honest and clear and I’m giving to the club what I promised, so I don’t mislead [them] either.
“When I came, I didn’t expect Harry Kane, Moussa Sissoko, Ben Davies to be out with injuries. But it doesn’t change my approach to the situation.”
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