The Spurs midfielder has an ankle injury which rules him out of the clash with Sam Allardyce’s men but whether he would have played anyway is open to doubt as Pochettino goes back to his first choice side.
Defenders Danny Rose and Toby Alderweireld remain unavailable to Pochettino who has no other injury concerns.
Striker Fernando Llorente, who insists he’s happy at Spurs despite a lack of action this season, is almost certain to step down to the bench after last week’s FA Cup start.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli has admitted he does not welcome allegations against him of diving, although he claims to be undistracted by them.
Karen Brady 'Let me be frank. The Board takes full responsibility for our predicament'
Despite being three wins away from FA Cup glory, Mauricio Pochettino has admitted the achievement would pale in comparison to a Premier League title.
Under-fire Baggies coach Alan Pardew has demanded his senior players improve their performance and help the troubled bottom of the table English Premier League side get a win in Saturday's fixture against Bournemouth.
Liverpool will want to banish the recent memory of losing to fierce rivals Manchester United with a big win against Watford at Anfield on Saturday evening.
Struggling Stoke City manager Paul Lambert is determined to keep his side in the Premier League ahead of Saturday's crucial clash against Everton at the Bet365 Stadium in Staffordshire.