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Pochettino targets Norwich win
Saints have enjoyed a solid start to their second season back in the Premier League, sitting sixth after an opening-day win at West Brom and 1-1 draw with Sunderland.
The south-coast side secured another away win on Tuesday, beating Sky Bet Championship side Barnsley 5-1 in the Capital One Cup second round.
Norwich will prove a much sterner test this weekend and, while they have only taken one point so far this term, Pochettino knows what to expect.
"It's going to be a complicated game away in their stadium," the Argentinian said.
"They have reinforced their squad very well, so we're expecting a very tough game against them.
"They're physically a very strong side and a very quick side. They go on the counter-attack very quickly as well which is one of their main strengths .
"They're very well organised, and they know exactly what they need to do in every single moment of the game, so overall they're a very tough side playing against them away from home.
"Winning always makes us happy and content, so our goal is basically to play as well as we can to try to get a victory this weekend."
Saints may again travel without Jos Hooiveld and Guly do Prado, with the pair missing the trip to Barnsley through illness.
"There are a couple of players like Guly and Jos who weren't able to play at Barnsley, and maybe a couple of others who we can't mention," Pochettino said.
"Hopefully we'll be able to know from tomorrow which players can come with us."
The Saints boss was also asked at his pre-match press conference about the prospect of transfer activity before the window closes next week.
Pochettino downplayed a reported move for Porto's Abdoulaye Ba and has no immediate plans to bring in new faces.
"It's clear that all footballers want to play and they need to develop their own skills from playing," Pochettino added.
"I'm very hopeful that they will be able to find that place because all footballers want to develop their own skills.
"I'm very happy with what we've got here, and hopefully we'll have a very good season this year."
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