"I don't know if the club communicated the time [he'll be out] but I don't believe he's going to be ready for the start of the season", he said in a news conference.
However, Stefano Sensi pulled one back for the Italian outfit in the 36 minute.
Sessegnon wasn't named in the Fulham line - he's said to be nursing a hamstring injury - but The Sun say that Spurs are set to ignore the injury and push ahead for one of English football's true young talents who they think they can get for £25million.
Mauricio Pochettino is known to be a big admirer of his fellow countryman, and reports on Monday from Duncan Castles of the Daily Record claimed that a deal had been agreed for the 23-year-old to join Spurs for €60m. "Of course we are anxious", he said of the 23-year-old's latest hamstring injury after twice being sidelined in similar circumstances last season.
"We are here to try to help him".
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Pochettino also said that he has not spoken to Spurs chairman Daniel Levy about signing more players before the transfer window closes next week. "I am happy with my squad".
"For him it's hard", he said. "I think he's still adjusting to the style of play and the tempo that the manager demands, and he's a young player so it's important to give him time and let him develop and get an understanding of what the manager wants". I can not say more because I don't know exactly how much time.
Pochettino was so devastated by his team's failure to win the Champions League for the first time that he hid away in his Barcelona home for 10 days before finally resurfacing to begin what he hopes will be an ambitious new era for his club.
In that version of events, negotiations between Spurs and Betis have been broken off by the latter, having rejected three offers from the Premier League side and are described as "upset" with the attitude of both Spurs and Lo Celso himself. "We've seen what Leicester did with a steady squad, so you go into every season believing", he added.
"We'll see what happens in the next few days".