Mauricio Pochettino praises Mousa Dembele display for Tottenham

THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN CONVERTED TO BLACK & WHITE) Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur shouts instructions during the Premier League match between Watford and Tottenham Hotspur...

Tottenham Hotspur failed to win against Watford in the Premier League on Saturday.

Tottenham Hotspur's Belgian midfielder Mousa Dembele (L), Tottenham Hotspur's English defender Eric Dier (C) and Tottenham Hotspur's French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris react after Arsenal's...

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has told Football.London that Mousa Dembele was fantastic against Watford on Saturday afternoon.

Dembele featured for Tottenham in the Premier League game against Watford away from home at Vicarage Road.

The Belgium international midfielder started the match and played for the entire 90 minutes, as the game ended in a 1-1 draw.

Mousa Dembele of Tottenham in action during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur at Selhurst Park on April 26, 2017 in London, England.

The former AZ and Fulham star has had injury issues this season, but the 30-year-old is now fully fit.

Spurs manager Pochettino has said that Dembele was fantastic against Watford and has praised his performance.

Pochettino told Football.London about Dembele: “Yes, it was very good for him, in the way he's been building his fitness in the last few weeks and how we've been handling his situation. It's important. Today was very good, a fantastic performance.”

Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino shouts instructions to his players from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and...

Dembele has started six matches and made four substitute appearances in the Premier League so far this season.

The Belgian is a very good midfielder, who is only going to get better as the season progresses and as he gets more playing time.

The draw against Watford at Vicarage Road means that Tottenham are pretty much out of the running for the Premier League title this season.

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