The Italy international's ill-fated five-month stay ended on transfer deadline day, with the club-record signing joining Juventus on loan with a view to a permanent move after an altercation with team-mate Jose Fonte in training.
"I am very happy with that situation and how it panned out in the end," Pochettino said. "I thought it was a win-win situation for all the parties involved.
"I am very happy with the squad that we have and I am looking forward to our next game against Stoke. That is my main focus at the moment."
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