Tottenham Hotspur have arrived into their 2019 pre-season in some style.
Spurs’ first challenge was an extremely difficult one – Mauricio Pochettino’s troops were tasked to deal with Juventus and their former Premier League rival, Maurizio Sarri, who took charge of the Old Lady earlier this summer.
And judging by the most recent social media activity, that smile is still very much there.
Dele Alli has shared a new Instagram snap from the training grounds in Shanghai and the squad seem to be in very good spirits.
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The young Englishman captioned the photo with “I just wanted to talk”, suggesting that Son is making a desperate scramble to escape his grasp.
Of course, that was only friendly banter as the duo seemed to be having a lot of fun gearing up for the next challenge that awaits them on the tour, though the look on Son’s face suggests it’s not all fun and games in a gruelling pre-season regime.