Pochettino not anticipating any January arrivals at Tottenham

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 CARABAO CUP Chelsea's Andreas Christensen Antonio Rudiger Callum Hudson Odoi and Willian warming up before last night's match

Sarri and Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino are seeking the first major trophies of their careers.

But Pochettino's critics often beat him with the stick that Spurs have yet to win silverware under his stewardship, and Sarri says the Argentine will be aware of the need to deliver trophies as it is a reality he also faces.

Son Heung-min scored in the rout but will now head off on global duty with South Korea at the Asian Cup, leaving Pochettino without one of his key performers ahead of a crucial run of fixtures.

Chelsea have announced the side and substitutes to go into battle with Tottenham Hotspur in the first leg of their EFL Cup semi-final tie this evening at Wembley.

When asked if he felt his squad was strong enough to cope with such a busy fixture list, the Argentinean added: "I'm so happy with my squad". You may have heard a little thing about Callum Hudson-Odoi the last few days, specifically that Bayern Munich want to spend lots of their money acquiring him and then - shockingly - actually playing him despite the fact he's only 18.

Previously, Kane had been level with Cliff Jones on 159 goals to hold the joint fourth spot but the England skipper has nudged ahead of one of the great names in Spurs' history.

The Spanish striker has been linked with a return to his homeland, with former club Athletic Bilbao and Valencia linked, and his deal with Spurs expires at the end of the campaign.

"As I explained for different players, it's not only in our hands, it's what the player wants".

"Loftus-Cheek of course is out now, we have to understand the situation with his back because in the last month he was in trouble".

Harry Kane became the first Tottenham player to score at least 20 in five straight seasons with his penalty finish against Chelsea on Tuesday.

"After the match in the Premier League I realised the real situation, so of course now this match is more important", Sarri added. It was an important fixture for the club.

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