"Of course, anyone who pays wants to see the champions, but I think those who have come to the matches have enjoyed themselves". "Nothing is going to actually prepare us for what we're going into but when there's 58,000 Spurs fans in there I'm sure it's going to feel like home quick enough". Maybe he's going to play before a senior player. You need to be relaxed, working hard.
"That is the reality that is for us a massive challenge, because for us it never happened before and we need to be careful".
In the absence of the experienced campaigners, Tottenham's youngsters have shone through and helped the side to a 1-0 win over AC Milan earlier this week.
"They showed they have the potential to one day be consistent in the first team". Players like Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen, when they were young, showed desire and energy like the young players on the tour. "They're great athletes, as well, and getting the opportunity to meet them was really fun".
'I want to congratulate all the academy coaches because they're working for a long time to produce these players for the first team.
"Victor Wanyama has gone back with Tashan [Oakley-Boothe] to London because they need to see the doctor there".
Nine Spurs players reached the semifinals in Russian Federation, while captain Hugo Lloris went on to win the World Cup with France for the first time in 20 years. He clearly identifies targets, works to get them, and we are no different to other clubs in not necessarily being able to acquire who might be top of your list for whatever reason.
Whether his performances in America with goals against two of Europe's biggest clubs will have done his chances of staying in Pochettino's plans any good remains to be seen, but if the majority of fans would have their way, it would make little difference.
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.