'It's less than three days, every two and a half days.
Dembele has been identified as a possible target, with Allegri hopeful that the Belgian could be available for a cut-price fee. The Belgium global is out of contract in the summer and had been linked with a move away in January.
Dembele will be free to discuss terms with foreign clubs in the New Year, although Juventus could look to beat any other suitors to his signature by paying to sign him in January.
"It is a massive, massive effort for the players and I am so pleased", Pochettino said.
Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama too returned to training after a knee injury and he will provide the depth in midfield.
Danny Rose remains injured and Pochettino, who revealed the pair share an unlikely taste in aftershave, revealed his groin injury is taking longer than expected to heal.
"And that starts to create your motivation and inspires you to feel happy, optimistic and to translate a very good energy".
Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen are both being eased back into action after respective hamstring and abdomen injuries.
"We will see on Saturday, it was a tough game against PSV in the Champions League", he said.
"I think for our fans, they need to start to create in their minds and think that one day more in Wembley is one day less to being in our new stadium", he said ahead of Saturday's away match against Crystal Palace.
"That is why we need to take care and send them really fresh". It is play, play, then move them there and play again.