You always want them fit and healthy and ready to compete available for selection.
"I'm happy because everything came out ideal".
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said when asked about his player's agent situation: "His big issue must be to focus on trying to improve and develop his game, to stop and try to be better every day".
"I think I can help them a lot", the 32-year-old former Swansea striker added. "We had to be strong; we were under pressure for long periods".
Moussa Sissoko was the worst offender, repeatedly eschewing the chance to run at Martin Olsson and instead preferring to take the simpler, safer option of stopping, taking a touch, turning inside and playing the ball back into the congested middle.
"We have to play here".
But the past is now in the past and Swansea must learn to cope without two players who rightfully saw their future at a higher standard.
Having lost their last Premier League tie after being edged out 1-0 at home by Newcastle United last weekend, Clement has faith his side can go to Wembley and come home with all three points.
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Harry Kane, so devastating against Dortmund, was nearly neutralised.
"It's going to be a hard game for us, there's no question about that", he said. I thought the team was good, the effort was fantastic and the only disappointment was the result.
Clement knows Spurs' strengths well.
Mauricio Pochettino's side has failed to win all three league games at its temporary home stadium, where it's playing for the season while redevelopment work is completed at White Hart Lane.
"We could spend one season talking about that and maybe at the end then you can see it or everyone can say, "Yes, Wembley was a problem".
Christian Eriksen has six goals and four assists in seven PL matches v Swansea, more goal involvements (10) than versus any other side. The Portuguese midfielder remains well short of match fitness and struggled to influence this game.
The Spaniard, who had already worked with head coach Antonio Conte for a year at Juventus, was supposedly eager for a reunion, but was eventually convinced by Swans to stay and help them stave off relegation, with the assumed understanding that he would be allowed to move on in the summer.
Tottenham pay the penalty: The need for Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in the Premier League has never been greater.
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