Roy Keane expects Tottenham to have a good season but he does not believe that the squad is good enough to win the Premier League title.
The hard-fought point that Tottenham earned at Stamford Bridge took them back to the top of the table on Sunday, overtaking Liverpool on goal difference.
Few would have foreseen at the start of the campaign that Jose Mourinho’s men would be sitting at the summit of the standings after the first ten games but Spurs have been one of the most consistent teams in the division.
While Keane did acknowledge that Mourinho knows what it takes to go all the way, he insisted that there are better teams in the league who should be finishing above Spurs.
The pundit told Sky Sports: “He’s (Mourinho) done it before. His CV is fantastic.
“But I don’t think these players he has at Spurs are good enough to win the title. They have the X-factor in Mourinho and Harry Kane, I don’t think that’s enough. They were hanging on at the end at Stamford Bridge.
“I think they are on for a very good season, but a very good season is a big difference to trying to win the league title. I don’t think so. Manchester City are stronger than Spurs.”
Mourinho insisted after Tottenham’s draw at Chelsea that his players were not happy to go back to North London with just a point but Keane claimed that they should be delighted to have drawn the game.
The former Manchester United midfielder added: “Spurs have had some really good results, but they have still had the odd blip here and there, against Newcastle and West Ham.
“But there wasn’t much surprise with what we saw with Tottenham at Chelsea. They are quite dependent on Harry Kane, he was quiet.
“Jose Mourinho said his players were disappointed in the dressing room, I think they should be delighted. Mourinho will be delighted.”
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