Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino claims he will be calm whilst watching Leicester game on Sunday

Tottenham have to wait until Monday night to take on Stoke, while Leicester host West Ham on Sunday lunchtime.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino claims that he will be calm when watching title rivals Leicester City play on Sunday, and insists the result will have no bearing on his side's performance at Stoke City on Monday night, as reported by the the Belfast Telegraph.

Spurs currently sit seven points behind the league leaders, and Pochettino spoke about how his side must focus on their own job:

"It is important to be calm and have a clear idea what you need to do. We cannot affect what is going to happen on Sunday."

The Argentine also explained that whilst watching the Leicester vs West Ham United game, he will try to appreciate good football, although he will slightly favour the Hammers:

"I will watch. It is not difficult. I am not a crazy man. It is a healthy competition between teams that want to win and achieve big things and it is good in football. It is true the opponent who plays Leicester, I push a little bit more for the opponent."

The Lilywhites have received praise for there enthusiastic performances this season, but despite a run of nine wins in their last 12 Premier league games, they have failed to make inroads into Leicester's lead at the top.

Pochettino finished off by saying how the 3-0 victory over Manchester United last weekend gave his players a much needed confidence boost:

"We got 3-0 against United and the belief again for all the week to prepare for Stoke. We can dream again that it is possible that Leicester will drop points on Sunday."

Tottenham fans will be hoping the deficit is not back to 10 points before they travel to the Britannia on Monday.

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