Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has revealed the six teams he thinks can win the Premier League this season.
Spurs briefly went top of the table on Sunday after their win over West Brom, before they were replaced by Leicester.
Mourinho’s men have made a brilliant start to the season and have lost just once this term, with many considering them genuine title contenders.
However, the Portuguese appeared to rule his side out of the race by naming six teams he thinks are the most likely to go all the way.
“I would say that this team could be champion in many European countries,” Mourinho said.
“The Premier League is the most difficult one to be, because in the Premier League you can do a good season, can have lots of points, but in the end… Liverpool, Man City, Chelsea, Man United, Leicester, Arsenal.
“So you can have a good season and not be champion. So what can we do? We go match after match. We try to win, we don’t care about the others.
“I promise you I’m not worried about Leicester v Wolves, or City v Liverpool. If Liverpool wins, it is because City loses points. If Leicester wins, it is because Wolves dropped points.
“So I don’t care, I just want the team to play match after match, and then at the end of the season let’s see where we are.”
Since surrendering a three-goal lead to West Ham last month, Tottenham are yet to drop a point in the league again.
And Mourinho insists that his men have learnt from their past mistakes.
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“I said that we were speaking a lot about it and working a lot about that situation. I am not going to say we are not going to lose matches or lose points in the last minutes, it can happen to anyone,” Mourinho said.
“We felt the pain against West Ham and since then strategically the team is behaving in a different way.
“The two clean sheets at Burnley and this afternoon showed the lesson – a team in the last five minutes that was very solid, it looked like the pain made a positive effort and the team improved after that.”