He has returned to full wellness and “all set” as Spurs set out on a nine-game end to the crusade in which there is basically no edge for blunder.
“We’ve got to try to finish in the top four,” he said in an interview on Spurs’ official website. “There’s no doubt about that.
“We’ve got a massive game against Manchester United as our first game back and realistically we’re going to have to win seven or eight of the games we have left to get in the Champions League.
“That’s got to be our aim and we’ve got to make sure we finish strongly if we want to be playing Champions League football next season.”