Mauricio Pochettino: This Tottenham star is calm now after losing his cool in Chelsea draw
Dembele was retrospectively suspended for six games after scratching Chelsea striker Costa’s eye in the fiesty clash at Stamford Bridge last season.
The draw handed the title to champions Leicester with Spurs eventually finishing third, behind bitter rivals Arsenal.
Dembele, 29, has also struggled with injury this season but has returned to Pochettino’s team, although could not help them avoid crashing out of the Champions League this week.
But ahead of Spurs’ trip to Chelsea tomorrow (5.30pm), Pochettino has praised the Belgium international’s more relaxed demeanour.
“He is nearly there.... read more
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