By Matt Barlow for the Daily Mail
Published: 23:38 GMT, 27 November 2020 | Updated: 23:47 GMT, 27 November 2020
Jose Mourinho launched the Premier League mind games with Frank Lampard by insisting the title pressure should be on big-spenders such as Chelsea and not on him at Tottenham.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
‘When you are favourites you know why you are favourites,’ said the Spurs boss ahead of tomorrow’s derby, his latest return to Stamford Bridge.
Jose Mourinho ramped up the Premier League mind games by insisting Chelsea should be the team with the title pressure after their big spending, not his table-leading Tottenham side
Blues became first English side to spend £230m on the likes of Kai Havertz and Timo Werner
‘I was at clubs which were, let’s say, “champions in the market” because of the investment. I had to deal with that pressure. So now it’s not for me to deal with that pressure. Put a little bit of pressure on them. Leave us in peace.’
Chelsea became the first English side to spend £230million in a single transfer window this year, an outlay that followed a transfer ban and the sale of Eden Hazard to Real Madrid in a deal worth up to £150m in the previous summer.
Lampard responded to Mourinho by saying: ‘If you look at the spending over the last