Danny Rose gives Tottenham fans more reasons to worry

"Always when you take decisions about the starting 11 and the 18 players in the squad, the players that are not in the squad and who are not involved and not playing regularly are not happy".

"Two weeks ago we conceded a goal that was not marginally offside, it was a yard offside, and nobody found a word to say", Wenger said.

"For me the position he played today he can play easy because of the characteristics of him", Pochettino said. "It is up to him to get the right feeling to say: 'I am here, I am available if you want, gaffer.' That is now all that we are waiting for".

While Tottenham will be desperate not to let Saturday's disappointing derby defeat to Arsenal disrupt what has been a superb European campaign, Pochettino could rest some of his key men tonight. We are happy with him because it's important. He was exhausted after the game - he told you that in the last 10 minutes he was exhausted - but that's normal. The Argentina global has suffered several setbacks in his recovery but played an hour for Spurs' under-23 side against Chelsea last week and Pochettino confirmed Lamela had been training with the first team.

"My reaction was I was fuming, I was angry, but understanding at the same time", Rose said, in comments reported in the British press. "I was angry about not being involved in the squad, but at the same time, I understand and I respect his views".

Following Rose's recent outburst Pochettino, 45, has reminded his players who is in charge. Of course. They were disappointed?

"But I am the boss, that is the problem for the players". 'That is the problem for the players.

Kane, whose next task is to undo managerless West Brom tomorrow, explained: "When you beat Borussia Dortmund at home and then draw at Real Madrid and beat them at home you come away thinking this Champions League is not so scary". Of course. They were angry, fuming?

Both Kane and Alli needed late fitness tests ahead of the Arsenal clash and looked to have been rushed back from their respective knee and hamstring injuries, but Pochettino insisted they had recovered in time to play against the Gunners and would not have deployed them if their fitness was below the required level.

Vanessa Coleman

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