'It's so painful' - Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino reveals his Champions League agony

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"Now we're going to finish [the group stage] and then we hope in March we can do a new list and include him in the list for the Champions League".

"When people say something is going to be hard I am so excited to show it is possible to do".

On his side's chances of progression, which is also highly likely to require a win in Barcelona next month, he added: "It is going to give us hope or give us a different reality that we can not fight to get through".

The England global scored in the impressive win against Chelsea on Saturday and Pochettino says he gets bored unless he is playing under pressure.

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"So this game will be a good measure of how far they have come - they played some big teams earlier in the season and fell short".

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Inter's knowledge that a point would send them through meant they approached their first competitive match at Wembley with extreme caution. Now we need to show tomorrow that we are in a very good way and use the Chelsea performance as an example.

"Now we have time to recover and to prepare as well as possible but that type of game you play more with passion and desire".

'I think we can beat everyone if we're on it.

"There was a tough period for Moussa but I remember one day I hugged him when he was coming off and I told him, 'You are going to be a success here'".

'When you are injured you realise how blessed you are when you are fit and I prefer it this way than to be sitting on the touchline for a couple of weeks, ' he said. "We need to change like basketball so players can go in and out".

"It hasn't occurred to me that players like Gerard Pique, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez could take their foot off the pedal or not care about losing at home".

"The most important is to try to avoid risk, to mix ... and rotate", Pochettino said.

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