Tottenham Hotspur coach Pochettino believes he is troubled by the mask of chief striker Harry Kane.
Kane was forced to take facial protection after a broken nose in Tottenham FA Cup defeat to Crystal Palace two weeks ago. The 22-year-
Since the 1-1 injury on Wednesday, the old did not score in three games
Lost to West Ham.
Pochettino is worried that the mask will distract the England international.
Tottenham became the Premier League winner on Saturday and is expected to be one of the biggest north London derby in recent memory.
"If you analyze all the strikers in the Premier League, it's hard to have 10 chances per game," Pochettino said . ".
"At West Ham, Harry has two or three chances of scoring. Unlucky.
It happens sometimes.
"I have confidence in him.
Sometimes, when it is very rare, it will come in a period of time.
He's not a machine.
"Then he was playing with the mask.
Sometimes it will disturb you.
When you're creative
"Maybe easier [
Chelsea defensive midfielder
Because it's not their problem, Nemanja Matic or different players play in the back.
But you need to be sharp when you are aggressive and creative.
It can disturb you a little sometimes.
"However, he has to wear a mask for a few more weeks, at least three weeks.
"He is also learning how to be the leader, top scorer and one of the key players of Tottenham and the national team.
It's not an easy job, but we're happy with the way he develops leadership.