“I am happy with my squad 100 per cent. I was last year when people wanted us to sign him and him but because of our reasons we did not do it.
“It’s not that we don’t want to, we try to make the right decisions constantly and then COVID came. The situation changed and not for the better.
“It’s not that we think we cannot improve with transfers, we do what is right for us and what we are able to do, that’s all.”
He added: “Imagine last year, 97 points and what would your recommendation have been to me transfer wise?
“Who should we have brought in to close the one-point gap to Manchester City? I don’t even know who was available. There were a lot of recommendations out there I’m sure.
“But we didn’t and you saw what happened. We will have a lot of tests next year, like we did this year and last year, we have to make sure we are ready.
“Some of them can be solved in the transfer market, but not all of them.”