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Mauricio Pochettino insists he has wiped the slate clean with new Tottenham signing Serge Aurier.

Aurier has joined Spurs for £23million from Paris St Germain and Pochettino is hoping the defender proves a reformed character in north London.

The 24-year-old was banned by his former club for directing homophobic language at his then-manager Laurent Blanc and was then convicted of assaulting a police officer outside a nightclub in Paris.

Pochettino places a strong emphasis on discipline at Tottenham but said he trusts Aurier to take his second chance.

"I spoke with him, of course, about different things but I'm a person that likes to move on," Pochettino said.

"I think it was good, we had a long chat. He knows very well how we are, what we expect from him and for us it's so important, not only him, every player, how they behave here in the squad.

"We need to keep the dynamic we have created. I trust him, I am confident that he can succeed here and help the team to achieve the things we want.

"When you know and you meet some people, always you start to assess him from the day that you meet them and for me we start from (here) because I don't know him before. For him I think it's a new chapter in his life."

As well as Aurier, Tottenham signed Fernando Llorente from Swansea and Pochettino believes the 32-year-old will bring a winning mentality to his young squad.

Llorente has won the World Cup and European Championship with Spain, as well as the Europa League at Sevilla and three Serie A titles with Juventus.

"First of all he's a great professional. He's a world champion - he won the World Cup with Spain - and that is the mentality that can translate to us with the experience of winning big things," Pochettinno said.

"It's not easy to have the facility to sign players like Llorente. It was an amazing chance for us and I think it's fantastic he decided to sign for us."

Pochettino will have been relieved to keep his own key players this summer but Toby Alderweireld's future remains uncertain.

Alderweireld's contract expires in 2019 and this week his advisor told Spurs either to improve the Belgian's terms or allow him to leave.

Pochettino, however, is not worried.

"Toby was talking with me in my office this morning," the Argentinian said. "He's so happy, he wants to make it clear he is fully committed with the club."

Dele Alli is still waiting to hear if he will face disciplinary action from FIFA after the midfielder was caught sticking his middle finger up during England's win over Slovakia on Monday.

Alli said after the match the gesture had been directed as a joke at Kyle Walker, not referee Clement Turpin.

"I'm not worried," Pochettino said. "It's true it's not a fantastic gesture but it's not a big issue. It was a joke in a moment with his team-mate. I don't think it'll be a big issue with FIFA or with us."

Pochettino moved to ease concerns surrounding Erik Lamela too after fellow Argentinian Ricky Villa suggested he believed the winger might never return to full fitness.

Lamela has been out with a hip injury since October last year.

"Erik, we are happy with his rehab," Pochettino said. "We expect in early October him to join the team and to start the possibility to train."

Tottenham will also be without Danny Rose and Victor Wanyama for Saturday's trip to Everton as both are struggling with knee injuries, but Kieran Trippier has recovered from an ankle problem.