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Ravanelli insists Tottenham can win Prem with Conte, if...

Former Juventus striker Fabrizio Ravanelli says Tottenham can win the Premier League under manager Antonio Conte.

The North Londoners' last piece of silverware came way back in the 2008 League Cup.

Ravanelli, 53, told The Sun: “I believe he has been doing very well at Tottenham but when a coach, especially Conte, gets to a team, he needs time.

“I'm pretty sure he can make tremendous progress and achieve exactly what he has in mind.

“Tottenham has always been missing something - they never really manage to take that necessary step forward in quality.

“They have had a good mentality but it's not been effective in getting the results they want.

“Now with Conte and Fabio Paratici, they will be able to make the right choices to give them the right identity to win. They will be able to then possibly win the Premier League in this way. Next year will be the turning point."

Ravanelli continued: “This year they have less chance than Arsenal [to get top four] but knowing Conte, in these moments, he always wins duels.

“He is so focused and so determined and I'm pretty sure they will finish fourth and get into the Champions League.

“As for winning the Premier League next year, they will have to fight hard. We cannot forget Manchester City and Liverpool.

“Tottenham have got seven or eight excellent players.

“They need to focus on the defence because that is their main weakness.

“They would also need to strengthen the midfield with new signings and sign a new striker to play alongside Harry Kane.

“Kane is the best but he is not enough so they will need to strengthen there next season. It won't be easy."

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