Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has warned Manchester United his team are back to their best after a 3-1 win over CSKA Moscow in the Champions League.

Spurs comfortably dispatched the Russian side to record their first victory at Wembley in the competition and also took their tally to eight goals in two games.

The result meant Tottenham finished third in Group E and have qualified for the last 32 of the Europa League.

Combined with the return to action of influential defender Toby Alderweireld means Pochettino’s team are back to full fitness and will be in a confident mood.

“We are starting to show our real quality. We struggled in the last month and a half because we have some problems, but we have all the squad nearly fit and we are stronger,” he told the Express.

“You can feel the team is recovering that feeling that we can win every game. We have recovered that feeling maybe that we lost when it’s true, it was a bit of a struggle to compete.

One of Spurs’ main problems during their Champions League campaign was picking up points at Wembley and Pochettino hopes that victory over CSKA will give them confidence in the Europa League.

“I am happy. The performance was good, the fact that we won here was important for us, to change that feeling that we had after Monaco and Leverkusen was important and I think we are much better, we are playing better and starting to show our real quality.

“We need to look ahead and continue to play more games here to make Wembley our home, that is very important.”

The draw for the last 32 of the Europa League takes place on Monday where Spurs will be seeded as they finished one of the best third-placed teams in the Champions League.


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