Pochettino reacts to latest Bale to Spurs transfer rumours

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Georges-Kevin N'Koudou blasted home a stunning victor for Tottenham Hotspur against AC Milan in the International Champions Cup - but not all Spurs fans were impressed.

Tottenham spent last season with Wembley as their home ground, and they will now have to get used to another stadium as they prepare to begin play in their brand-new stadium in Haringey in September.

"To compete against a very good side, just like Barcelona and Roma, and to gain that experience for a lot of youngsters is fantastic".

Mauricio Pochettino lavished praise on Tottenham Hotspur's academy after a 1-0 win over AC Milan in the International Champions Cup.

Luke Amos was one of the Tottenham youngsters to impress during their USA tour and could be in line for a first competitive appearance in a Spurs shirt if the midfielder's more senior team-mates are not ready to start the Premier League season.

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"We are not going to take risks".

"We can not [pick them] because we need them, or because [they are] some names, or the people will be disappointed".

"If you look at the number of players we had at the World Cup and showing who they are as players, it's been a very successful thing". With or without, I think we are going to.

Mourinho, who is getting increasingly frustrated with his depleted squad, said after his side's 4-1 loss to Liverpool, "I wouldn't spend my money to see these teams".

"Football is about energy, about desire, about respect for yourself and your teammates, being professional".

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Tottenham put him in against Barcelona in pre-season alongside fellow youngster Luke Amos and the pair held their own, in a game which ended a 2-2 draw.

Tottenham play Milan in their final ICC game at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, before flying back to Europe for a final friendly against Girona.

Nine Spurs players reached the semifinals in Russian Federation, while captain Hugo Lloris went on to lift the trophy with France.

"Victor Wanyama has gone back with Tashan [Oakley-Boothe] to London because they need to see the doctor there". It's clear that today I don't know if the rest of the teams are happy with that decision.

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