Philippe Coutinho's £142million move from Liverpool to Barcelona has cast a long shadow over third-round weekend and Pochettino has seen his star man linked with a move to Real Madrid in recent months.
The England global had been widely expected to be left out, but he captained the hosts from the start and scored a pair of quickfire second-half goals, which eased Tottenham's passage into the fourth round.
Florentino Perez has apparently identified Kane as his number one target for the Bernabeu, after both the club and fans have become frustrated at Karim Benzema's lack of goals so far this season.
'I think Liverpool wanted to keep him but it is hard to keep him, and look what happened with Cristiano Ronaldo with Manchester (United), (Zinedine) Zidane with Juventus, (Luis) Figo with Barcelona. The player needs to chose to stay here, you can not force the player to stay here.
Cinco argentinos fallecieron en accidente de tránsito en Chile
Una familia completa falleció tras impactar a un camión con container y luego incendiarse el auto en que viajaban. La colisión dejó un saldo de cinco personas fallecidas, 2 adultos y 3 niños, todos ciudadanos argentinos.
"I think Harry is this type of a player who can stay all his career at Tottenham because he loves Tottenham".
'I think our job is to try to work together and to try to achieve all that we want, the club, everything that we will for the club.
'I told him he seems like (Francesco) Totti in Italy, only a few players so special can spend their whole careers in one club.
"If you put out of context my words, you can put in my mouth a different message, I never said that".
"Of course the team and everyone we want to win trophies, but the period we are [in] today it is so important to be consistent in Premier League and then massive effort in Champions League, they are such important competitions for the club".