The Spurs captain emphasises the importance of his side's impressive first-half display during their 3-2 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday
Goals from Jan Vertonghen and Gareth Bale stunned Old Trafford and sent Spurs on their way to what eventually became a 3-2 win and the captain hailed that opening 45 minutes as proving exactly of what his side are capable.
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"As a player, it's fantastic to play in a game like this, especially in Manchester because it’s not easy to win. The first half was important, that showed everyone what Tottenham can do.
"We worked so hard because we wanted to win the game.
"Before the game, the manager said to us that we had the opportunity to do something here, to go on the pitch, to play our football and be compact and we did what he asked us to do."
The Frenchman will be hoping that Spurs can carry their form into their next encounter with Panathinaikos in the Europa League on Thursday.