Tottenham announced a string of friendly games for the summer after the World Cup finals, with fixtures against Roma, Barcelona and AC Milan in the States – and US fans are giddy with excitement.
The news was announced on the official Tottenham Twitter page ahead of the 7.45pm Premier League kick-off against Brighton.
???????? Our #ICC2018 fixtures:
????️ July 25
????️ SDCCU Stadium, San Diego
????️ July 28
????️ Rose Bowl Stadium, Los Angeles
????️ July 31
????️US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) April 17, 2018
The fixtures will give Mauricio Pochettino a chance to test his 2018/19 Tottenham side against some of the world’s best, including Barcelona.
The three games take place over a week, with Roma on July 25, Barcelona on the 28th and Ac Milan on the 31st.
The new Premier League season kicks off on August 11, with the transfer window slamming shut on the earlier date of August 9.
Here are the best reactions from Tottenham fans to the fixture news:
Yash! Can't wait for this summer
— Pratadina. (@RyanMasxn8) April 17, 2018
— Orthquake (@Orthquake320) April 17, 2018
So pumped for July 31!!!!!
— Jacob Reitz (@JakeReitz) April 17, 2018
— Austin Morris (@Austin_Morris9) April 17, 2018
yes!!! two in california! ????????????????????????????????
— Gregory Thompson (@gregorythomps26) April 17, 2018
At my eyes, that is really smart to play this summer two italian sides, after our defeat against Juventus in CL. But that is also really smart and very interesting to play against maybe one of the best team in the world with Barcelona. Good choices SPURS ! #COYS
— Boris (@VillanyiBoris) April 17, 2018
However, as with most things these days it was proof that you can’t please all of the people all of the time, with fans on the East Coast complaining they were all on the west, and one fan stating it was ridiculous and that the players would need a break after the World Cup finals.
You are KILLING me. Nothing on the East Coast. pic.twitter.com/Ni3oH1V4g4
— Lets Talk (@LLspeaks28) April 17, 2018
Absolutely ridiculous, our players obviously won't need a rest after a long hard season and the world cup?
— Richard Hamer (@dolphhamer) April 17, 2018
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