17 February, 2018
"We need to assess him tomorrow but we are so happy with him and the way he is working".
They beat Arsenal 1-0 on Saturday in the North London derby before coming from two goals down to draw 2-2 at Serie A title holders Juventus in their Champions League last 16, first leg in midweek but Pochettino said that was all history now.
Pochettino indicated that Fernando Llorente could return and said Moura, a late substitute at Juve, was in line for his first start.
"After the replay against Newport, I was with my coaching staff and they showed me a picture from Rochdale's pitch after the Millwall tie and the pitch was not in a great condition".
"I was conscious about the FA Cup, the football, and the image that we are going to sell, but care for the players, too". Now when I see through the Rochdale website, the pictures and the videos, I need to congratulate them. "I know that they have worked very hard to put it in the best condition and I apologise again if somebody has taken my comments in the wrong way", he added. The effort was massive and I apologise if someone took my words in the wrong way.More news: Canada skates to gold; Anderson defends slopestyle title
Former Arsenal midfielder Nicholas is adamant that Tottenham will ease to a comfortable win over Rochdale in the FA Cup fifth round.
Tottenham star striker Harry Kane, who has already scored a remarkable 33 goals this seasons, is doubtful for the trip to Lancashire with an ankle problem.
Pochettino, it seems, has bigger fish to fry, with the Champions League comeback draw against Juventus earlier on Tuesday still clearly at the forefront of his mind.
The Dale have suffered heavily as league games were cancelled due to the pitch being unfit to play on, leaving them with four games in hand on their relegation rivals. "Or if we see that he's not capable of half an hour or 20 minutes, then he'll stay here".