Mauricio Pochettino gives his first impressions of Tottenham Hotspur new boy Lucas Moura's performances in training

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Tottenham Hotspur signed Lucas Moura from PSG during the January transfer window.

Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino watches from the touchline during the English FA Cup fourth round replay football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newport...

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has told the Daily Mirror that he has been impressed by Lucas Moura in training.

Spurs signed Moura from PSG during the January transfer window, but he is yet to make his debut.

The Brazilian has only played six times this season, and he has been getting up to speed since moving to Tottenham.

Moura could now be selected to play in the North London Derby, and Pochettino says he has been impressed by what he has seen from the speedster in training so far.

Lucas Moura #7 of Paris Saint-Germain tries to break away from Radja Nainggolan #4 of AS Roma during the second half at Comerica Park on July 19, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan.

“Yes. I think he will be ready to be in contention for Saturday,” Pochettino said.

“He’s doing well — training so hard. He’s starting to feel his legs (having only made six substitute appearances so far this season for PSG).

“We need to assess him tomorrow, after the last training session, but I hope he’s doing well and we can put him in contention.”

Tottenham Hotspur's new Brazil midfielder Lucas Moura gestures to fans on the pitch at half-time during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester...

Moura’s inclusion will increase Spurs’ attacking options against Arsenal.

The winger is likely to be kept on the substitutes’ bench, but he could be a brilliant weapon for Spurs to use later in the game.

If Tottenham can beat Arsenal it will seriously strengthen their push for a Champions League place.

Not only will Spurs move into the top four with a victory, but they would also put seven points between themselves and their north London rivals.

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