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Mauricio Pochettino claims Antonio Conte bought the title

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Conte touched a nerve with the Argentine by claiming Tottenham held an advantage in the title race due to both the lower expectations surrounding the club and Pochettino's longer time in charge.

As the countdown begins on leaving their famous White Hart Lane stadium, Pochettino said: "We are always thinking about how we can improve but after we finish the season it will be time to analyse, to make it better and try to change things and improve for next season".

Of course, the backdrop for the story comes after Chelsea secure the Premier League title at West Brom on Friday night, while second placed Spurs prepare to face Man United on Sunday in the last ever match at White Hart Lane.

"He is a manager that likes to work, to develop young talent".

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But Pochettino hit back yesterday, saying: "I don't know if it's an advantage".

"It's true when you sign for Chelsea and you are under pressure to win, and you spend the money they have on David Luiz, Marcos Alonso, Batshuayi, Kante..." You could say Arsene Wenger has that advantage and should be winning the league every season. I think it's not fair to measure with me, as it is to measure with Wenger. Why not win every season? So much so that previous year the anomaly was that Leicester were able to take advantage of the misfortune of all the top clubs that weren't really playing their top performance'. It's not a criticism [of Wenger].

Tottenham sealed victories against Burnley, Swansea, Watford, Bournemouth, Crystal Palace and Arsenal to push Premier League leaders Chelsea all the way. They are excited to the future of the club.

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