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Rose in contention to start as Pochettinto plans changes to Spurs side

Rose in contention to start as Pochettinto plans changes to Spurs side

"Our magnificent 3-1 win against holders Real Madrid last time out secured a place in the knockout stage of the Champions League and we travel to Dortmund unbeaten in four matches so far".

"We can do better, of course". If we can take first position and finish on top it is important. "It will be better if we can do that tomorrow".

Borussia Dortmund have lifted the suspension on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with their star striker set to face Tottenham Hotspur in Tuesday's Champions League clash.

Pochettino, however, says there is no problem between him and Rose and will be happy to include him against Dortmund if he can prove his fitness. It's a very important game.

Midfielder Christian Eriksen said: "We're still disappointed from Saturday, but we need to put it right tomorrow". "The training session on Saturday was tough for him and he will train with the group and then I will decide if he plays (against Dortmund) or not". Always keeping an eye on the bigger picture - he wants to win the Champions League - he said that Spurs' European progress was as good a sign as any of how well they are doing. Asked about his relationship with Rose, the manager said: "I can not speak about rumours, there is no issue with him". That led to a one-game ban for Alli, who said he was swearing at Kyle Walker instead.

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The 45-year-old told reporters: "I hope not too many players rest tomorrow".

Spurs didn't quite get the rub of the green against Arsenal on Saturday but a game against the struggling Germans and then a Premier League clash against managerless West Brom seems like the ideal remedy to get back to winning ways. "Always it is important to be aware of the situation", he said.

"I have spoken with everyone and we have conversations with the 25 players. The ref will move on, with nothing on his mind".

"We are positive, very positive, because the performance was good, the effort was good", he said. It's true that there were many decisions in the game that were decisive.