Tottenham’s Dutchman told the club’s official site…
“I had a great time here. Madrid is a fantastic club and I’m very proud I played here. It is something special because eight months ago I left and now I’m back. I’m really excited. It’s a big game for me and everybody.
“I miss it sometimes – the weather and the lifestyle because my mother is Spanish – but I’m really happy at Spurs. It’s a fantastic club and the Premier League is great.
“I just want to play a good game and be important for my team, but it’s not as if I have bad feelings about Real and need to prove anything. They know the sort of player I am.”
“We’re in the Champions League for the first time for and it’s a really big thing. We’ve done fantastic to be here in the quarter-final against the biggest team in the world and we have nothing to lose.
“We need a goal to have a good chance of going through. We want to score and attack and my feeling is that we have a good chance.”
Never forget Brian Glanville’s law!
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