The former Southampton boss has been linked with a move for Mikel Arteta this summer, but he may have incurred some wrath from Spurs fans for going a little too over the top in his affection for the Gunners midfielder.
The pair played together at Paris Saint-Germain, and Pochettino has revealed that he has a very special friendship with the Spaniard.
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Despite this admission, Pochettino was more candid when discussing any possible transfer, saying: "We have a very good relationship. The thing is rumours and you know I never speak about rumours."