“It’s in those kinds of games [against West Brom] when it’s really important to be a big nasty, to be a bit ruthless in those difficult games away from home against difficult sides. I think those are the games we’ve suffered more in…”

“The mentality is game by game and every game we go into, we’re trying to win it, no matter the game, tournament, the opposition, it doesn’t matter, We’re trying to win every game.”

Jose Mourinho has been praised by Eric Dier for the mentality he has instilled in the team. (GETTY Images)

Jose Mourinho has been praised by Eric Dier for the mentality he has instilled in the team. (GETTY Images)

Spurs now sit at the top of the Premier League table on goal difference after the impressive 2-0 win against Manchester City during the weekend.

It’s in these big games that the club must get results if Mourinho’s men are to finish the season with the league title.

Spurs’ next assignment is facing Ludogorets in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday before the much-anticipated derby against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.