Mount has joined Derby on loan and has been one of the stars of the Championship season so far.
The young midfielder is now being touted as a potential England international, and that could cost Tottenham’s Alli his starting spot for his country.
However, Pochettino insists that Alli isn’t concerning himself over the Derby man’s form.
He said: "I don’t know, it is difficult to say. Dele is Dele and he is a top player. Other players still need to show what they can do.
"Dele is higher than them. He is one of the best in England and he is one of the best in Europe in his position. I hope the experience of being captain for the first time will help him to improve even more.”
Alli hasn’t been in great form for Spurs this season, but he did score in midweek.
The attacking midfielder found the back of the net to help Tottenham beat Watford in the Carabao Cup.
Mount, meanwhile, also increased his reputation through his performance in the cup competition.
Mount helped Derby pull off the shock of the round, as they got past Manchester United at Old Trafford.
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