The Frenchman has the quality to fit in anywhere along the Spurs frontline, and the promise of first-team football could prove to be the crucial pulling factor Pochettino needs to convince Martial away from Manchester.
The Argentine has guided Spurs to three consecutive top-three finishes in the Premier League and as each season passes under Pochettino, the North London club look better placed at competing against top European sides. And his ability to read the game demonstrates so much maturity for a 21-year-old in his first season in the Premier League. So they might get more supply.
Both captain Wes Morgan and right-back Danny Simpson proved to be weak links in the Foxes frail defence, often caught out of position and all too often failing to react quick enough when they did spot danger.
It's fair to say there's a strong consensus amongst Spurs supporters that they would be gutted to see Pochettino leave their club.
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"I think Daniel is going to listen to me, of course". Being in that senior working environment every day can only help you to get better and I think when I've been given my opportunities, I've been able to show my improvement and help the team to win games.
I repeat from my last press conference, today 100 per cent I feel that I am here, but the most important thing is that tomorrow all can change because it's not in my hands.
"There's talk about Toby Alderweireld [leaving], who I think is a top, top player... give him his wages!"
"Otherwise if one goes it's a roll on effect where they all think "well, he's gone and he's gone".
"A £10 million player when we built the stadium was huge".
"To close the gap to top, that is a big, big ask".