Antonio Conte has hinted at further activity from Tottenham in the transfer window ahead of the new Premier League season.

Spurs convinced the Italian to stay after sealing Champions League qualification last season and have since brought in Ivan Perisic, Fraser Forster, Yves Bissouma, Richarlison and Clement Lenglet as they target further improvement.

Speaking during Tottenham’s pre-season trip to South Korea, Conte hinted at his happiness with his side’s activity but revealed there could be more to come.

“Yeah, we signed five players and when the ideas are very clear it’s more simple to go into the transfer window and sign the players,” he said. “Our plan was very clear about the positions and the roles in which we needed to improve and we did it.

“I think the club worked very well in this window. For every coach to have the players quickly is very important because you can work with them and try to put them into our idea of football. In the past….I think it was good to sign five players quickly.

“Now we’ll see what happens. We are always looking to strengthen the squad if there is the opportunity. We want to improve numerically the squad. 

“I repeat to play four competitions is difficult. You need a really good squad, with the numerical aspect and the quality aspect. 

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“It will be a tough, really demanding season for us but I’m sure that we want to enjoy this season to play four competitions and try to be competitive in every competition that we are going to play. 

“Then we’ll see what happens. In two months if there’s the possibility to strengthen the squad we’ll do it.”

Spurs have addressed a number of problem positions including central midfield and centre back, though they are still yet to finalise the signing of Djed Spence from Middlesbrough.

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