manager Mauricio Pochettino says he is”a little disappointed” with the in making his side play Sunday afternoon before a Champions League fixture on Wednesday.

Spurs face Leicester on Sunday (13:30 GMT) and then host German side in on Wednesday.

“We aren’t receiving assistance,” Pochettino said. “it is a massive disadvantage to play with one day not to prepare.

“The must value teams involved from the competition”

Asked whether he had enquired concerning playing with the match game per day earlier in the day, with the first leg in the last-16 tie to can be found from midweek, Pochettino said:”No, because I’m not accountable.

“I’m not frustrated but in the other country like Spain, , France, clubs included may be helped – the league is going to assist you to arrive in the best state”

The 46-year-old , who said last month he hoped to function as boss for twenty decades and perhaps finish his career with the club, has led Spurs into fifth, third, second and third in his four completed seasons since joining from Southampton in 2014.

Despite the loss of important players through injury in recent weeks, they stay in a position in five points behind and .

The club confirmed this week that a date for his or her first game in their White Hart Lane home had to be determined and that their north west London derby with on 2 March would be played at .

Pochettino confessed falling attendances in the club’s next season in were an issue and said:”Can you see the past couple of games? Just how many? Thirty million. I want to play in front of 60,000 perhaps not 30,000.

“I want 60,000 in the arena working for one to achieve the three points. It will be a boost and possess.

“My wish is to play with at the brand new arena before the close of the summer season. Feeling and also my gut is that it will likely be rough. It’ll be massive to play with the last five matches from the in our new arena “

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Kane could return against Burnley this month

Star striker has been sidelined since ankle ligaments against Manchester United on 13 January, a personal accident that has been likely to keep him out.

Pochettino is hopeful and since Spurs have gone out of both cups but have managed to win against their three league matches Kane will return for that league visit to Burnley on 2-3 February.

“He is doing fantastic,” the director said. “We need to avoid him each day because he wishes to be ahead of his retrieval.

“He is optimistic and his determination to play as soon as possible is incredible. He is not exactly ready to play we need to be realistic”

Pochettino disregarded controversy surrounding a dinner interview he and Jesus Perez had with Zinedine Zidane and David Beckham at a central London restaurant this week.

“That is the history. We say hello. We met via apology and also the story looks. How do you stop it?

“Jesus said’appearance in the corner’ and there is these two people who have just two people more. They came to say we spent minutes talking with each other.”


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