New Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho is optimistic the side can win the English Premier League but was quick to rule out any meaningful challenge this season.
The Portuguese, who was facing the media for the first time as Spurs manager on Thursday afternoon, further hinted that he was content with the players in his camp and that there is no need for new players.
Mourinho has already been linked with a host of new players, with the likes of Gareth Bale and Bruno Fernandes thought to be on his wishlist.
He has however suggested that he can reinvigorate the players at the camp, and that they can turn things around.
Spurs sit 14th on the log after a poor start to the season, winning only three of their opening 12 matches and look far from the side that played in the Champions League finals in May.
"We can’t win the Premier League this season. Next season, I’m not saying we will win it, but we can win it."
"Tottenham have a very good team with some very good players. Being outside of Tottenham we cannot know what is happening," the Hammers boss told reporters.
"Pochettino was a manager who did a lot of good work for a lot of years for Tottenham. Now they have another experienced manager, Jose Mourinho.
"Everyone has his option to play football the way they want, to say what they want to say. He's not my friend, but he's not my enemy. We have different ways of thinking about football,"
Mourinho's first assignment as the Lilywhites manager is a London derby against West Ham on Saturday afternoon.
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