The eight-time Premier League winner thinks there is a small chance for Spurs to enter the fray.
Tottenham are the only team capable of challenging Manchester City and Liverpool in the Premier League, according to Gary Neville.
City and Liverpool have dominated the English league for the past five years. Last season’s battle between the clubs went right down to the wire. The Citizens narrowly pipped the Reds to the title by a mere point, and more of the same is expected for the upcoming campaign.
Tottenham, Chelsea, and Arsenal have all spent big on new players this summer to close the gap, but Neville thinks only Spurs have a chance – albeit a tiny one.
“I’ve got Tottenham Hotspur finishing third in my head. Because of [Ivan] Perisic, Yves Bissouma and Richarlison added into [the mix of] what they’ve already got,’ the former Manchester United captain said on The Overlap podcast.
“They have already got Harry Kane, and Heung-Min Son who are world-class. They have two world-class players up top, and they’ve now added to it with Perisic and Richarlison.
“I think Tottenham are the only club who could challenge. They won’t finish above Liverpool, but they could if somehow Liverpool wobble or get an injury to Virgil van Dijk, then Tottenham could [challenge]. They are the only club who could potentially.”
Antonio Conte’s side begin their Premier League campaign at home to Southampton on Saturday.