Asked if he would transfer his four seasons of continued Premier League construction for Arsenal’s haul within the identical time of three Cup successes, his response ahead of the north London derby was once speedy.
“No, because Tottenham is Tottenham and Arsenal are in another stage of their project,” he said. “I don’t care where they’re, after three-and-a-half years we’ve were given finished such a lot. We are proper right here and have a body of workers that can compete with Real Madrid.
“I love what Arsene Wenger did at Arsenal, on the other hand we’re at a definite level throughout the undertaking.
“The force to win best possible cups isn’t useful for us. If we will be able to win FA Cup, Carabao Cup – unbelievable. But the foremost chance is to win the Premier League and put Tottenham in position to win the Champions League.
“You arrive at a big club and in addition you play a cup final and win…that happens at Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea.
“But you are aware of it is the Premier League and Champions League that could be a huge problem for giant golf equipment. That form of trophy are the actual trophies.”
That said, Pochettino nevertheless has not won at the Emirates and has spent this week talking through all of the nature of defeat in conjunction with his more youthful side.
“We had a very good conversation about loss – whether it is more painful to lose against one opponent than another,” he said.
“For me it is frustrating whenever you don’t win, against Palace or Swansea or against Chelsea or Arsenal. For me it is the same pain – I don’t like to lose. I want to win always, even at home with my kids.”