He is out of contract in the summer of 2020 but if he does not sign a new deal by the end of this season, Spurs might be forced to listen to offers in order to get true value for the Denmark worldwide.
"I'm not a person that suffers too much in this sort of situation", Pochettino told a news conference.
Football is about interests that as managers we sometimes can not manage.
The FA Cup third round begins on Friday night as Tranmere host Tottenham Hotspur, with the League Two outfit hoping to cause a huge upset. He has four to his name as a player and now as a manager he and has stressed the importance of a good cup run.
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"Whether you change the team, and we were fortunate at Chelsea that we had a strong squad and could handle the change in certain games, but in terms of intention and mindset we went into every game to win and that must be the same for us here".
"He is happy here, he is showing his commitment". But in our project at Tottenham we are completely different - if you say if you don't win a trophy, it's a failure. we have bigger things than to focus only to win a trophy.
Pochettino appears to be a fan of the Argentinian and he is now establishing himself in the top flight, suggesting that a January move down to the second tier may be off the cards.
"But in the end it's a negotiation and there's different parties that have different interests". "That is going to be a club decision, of course involved with the player and the people that are with him. At the moment I don't have any news". "I think I [would have been] sacked a few years ago, for sure, with two or three Carabao Cups or FA Cups".