"When he doesn't play there are questions that we don't look the same".
Now, Spurs boss Pochettino has delivered the latest update on Eriksen's situation as the summer transfer window draws nearer. Some pundits criticised the decision to relocate before the end of the season, but it has dramatically improved the form of the north London side.
Poch talks! "It was a massive victory for us".
"Timing for him and the club and agreeing something are maybe different to other players".
"We have a lot of big things ahead and we need to be focused only to try and recover, train and compete".
"We've got the foundations, but it is not just the foundations that attract players and make players want to stay or make players want to sign", the England global added.
Pep Guardiola and Manchester City are officially over their UEFA Champions League exit, and now salivating at the idea of defending their Premier League crown following a 2-0 defeat of Manchester United on Wednesday.
"I think that is the key, thinking about ourselves and then seeing what's happening next to us of course".
"That is very much the feeling at the moment", he said. 'When you get to this stage of the season, a little bit of fatigue kicks in and every little helps.
Tottenham defender Danny Rose wants the Premier League to do more to help English teams in the Champions League. It was difficult, we needed fresh legs, it was hard to find the space for the last pass when they sat so deep.