He said his players feel proud and happy with their current status and are not feeling undo pressure about the perceived urgency to win a trophy.
However, apart from Kane Spurs have an nearly full-strength squad to choose from but Toby Alderweireld is unlikely to be rushed back into first team football just yet.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino believes his side should be proud of their achievements in recent years even if they haven't delivered silverware because they can't "buy" trophies like their competitors. Swansea will be motivated to go to the semi-final like us.
'It's completely different. There are competitions that if you win, fantastic.
"I'm not saying that winning is not good, all that we are doing is to try to win. But the situation is sometimes complex to explain".More news: Mark Hughes early favourite to replace Mauricio Pellegrino as Southampton manager
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"People that understand football very well know that this project is a project that is very exciting because we are not a club that are going to buy trophies, we are a club that is going to deserve trophies", said the Argentine. Their need to re-focus their aims and the FA Cup will become one of their priorities for the rest of the campaign.
"When you are at Espanyol, you need the draw to help you and the draw makes you play a team that is maybe focusing on the Champions League".
Tottenham are back in Premier League action following the worldwide break with a trip to top-four rivals Chelsea on April 1.
Despite concerns over how long Kane may be out of consideration for - with the World Cup just three months away - his previous ankle problems were of differing severity and time-frames for recovery. The FA Cup is certainly not the end game for Spurs, but at some point, ideally soon, the "winning culture" Pochettino speaks of has to involve actually winning. When Argentina arrived in Japan (2002 World Cup), I think we were first in the Federation Internationale de Football Association classifications, but we didn't arrive in the best form and were out in the group stage.
"It's like in the Capital One, Copa del Rey, FA Cup".
This is the first ever FA Cup meeting between these sides - they have met 45 times previously (40 league games, five League Cup matches). Maybe you can find similar or better than him?