Report details why Tottenham players are stunned by Levy decision
By Dominic Toner
Tottenham players are believed to be unhappy about the decision of chairman Daniel Levy to schedule a friendly after the final game of the Premier League season, according to a report.
The Sun claim that Spurs are set to head to the Far East for a post-season fixture as Levy attempts to raise the north London club’s profile in Asia.
It is understood that they will travel to Honk Kong for a friendly after playing Hull on the final day of the season on 21 May.
The report details that some of the Spurs players are stunned about the extra workload, with most of them due to take part in competitive international matches in June.
Levy is believed to be keen on playing the local Hong Kong side to help their profile in Asia, which has risen since their progress on the pitch in recent seasons.
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Spurs players may not get too long of a summer break as the club are set to return to club duty in July when they travel to the United States to be involved in the International Champions Cup, playing against Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side will have played 53 games following their final-day fixture against Hull and have competed across several competitions this season.
They have had to manage the two domestic trophies and their adventures in Europe alongside their 38-game schedule in the Premier League.
Spurs have had injury troubles along the way, with the likes of Erik Lamela, Harry Kane, Danny Rose, Kyle Walker and Hugo Lloris all facing lengthily spells on the sidelines throughout part of the campaign.
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