Spurs will adapt to playing at Wembley, says Pochettino


Tottenham have wasted no time in getting to work on the demolition of their famous old ground after their final home game against Manchester United on Sunday.

Tottenham are guaranteed second place in the Premier League - their highest finish in the history of the competition - and will participate in the group stages of next season's Champions League.

Marouane Fellaini, whose goal helped United secure a 2-1 aggregate win over Celta Vigo that set up a meeting with Ajax in the 24 May final, is unavailable due to a domestic suspension.

"We have so many good memories and to finish second in the Premier League is a great achievement".

United went 14 games without defeat at the Lane before last season's 3-0 loss, but gone are the days when their former manager Alex Ferguson could dismiss Spurs' threat with a disdainful: "Lads, it's Tottenham".

Home to Tottenham Hotspur for 118 years, Sunday's 2-1 victory over Manchester United was the final game to be played at the stadium with the club set to move to a newly-constructed ground next door in time for the start of the 2018/19 season.

In its 118 year history, White Hart Lane has seen numerous fantastic performances and Pochettino believes that this one was "another great performance at White Hart Lane".

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"To score the victor here in the last game is just a dream come true and to have my daughter and my girlfriend walking around at the end is just a moment I'll never forget". But we are going into bigger and better things and the new stadium is going to be unbelievable.

Levy views the move into a new state of the art stadium as a key factor in Tottenham becoming more competitive with the top side's in the Premier League in the transfer market, attracting the biggest names in world football to join the likes of Harry Kane and Dele Alli in the pursuit of that illustrious league title.

Mourinho told Sky Sports after the match: "When people say that we gamble by going for the Europa League, well we didn't gamble".

"We've got a very bright future, a great squad, a team that's hungry to win and to learn and to get better".

"We finished obviously third last season, second this year - we've got to try and take that next step and try and finish first".

"We've got to use this as motivation to get there".