The Italian previously described his achievement in getting Spurs into the top four last season as a “miracle.”
But after a summer of heavy investment with the signings of Richarlison, Yves Bissouma, Djed Spence, Ivan Perisic, Clement Lenglet and Fraser Forster, Conte is aiming much higher this season.
“Why not Premier League and the Champions League?” Conte said with a smile ahead of his side’s first league game of the season at home to Southampton on Saturday.
“My target and the club’s target is to improve. It’s the process we started seven months ago. If you get a place in the Champions League it doesn’t mean you’ve achieved your target.”
Conte has won the league in each of his last three club managerial spells at Juventus, Chelsea and Inter Milan.
However, he also has a reputation for not laying down roots. His short stays at all three clubs came to acrimonious ends.
That scenario appeared to be playing out again when Conte threatened to walk away from Tottenham just months after taking charge during a run of four defeats in five league games in January and February…