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MetiNews.Com - Tottenham have travelled to Bulgaria to face Lokomotiv Plovdiv in their Europa League second qualifying round on Thursday night
Breaking News ! Tottenham held one last training session at Hotspur Way before they flew off to Bulgaria on Wednesday. Jose Mourinho takes his side to face Lokomotiv Plovdiv in the Europa League second qualifying round on Thursday night. The Portuguese took his players through one last training session at the Enfield-based training complex before his press conference to the media and then their flight from Stansted Airport. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will start in8Cancel Play now Here are six things we noticed from the training session. Gio's back Giovani Lo Celso is back in action following his thigh injury. The 24-year-old Argentine failed a fitness test before Sunday's Premier League defeat to Everton and Tottenham missed the midfielder and his creativity and workrate. Lo Celso was back though on Wednesday, smiling away as he took part in the training session before the flight to Bulgaria. Missing players Lo Celso might have been back but there were a couple of players who were not training during the session. Serge Aurier picked up a knock in training this week and was not among those taking part. Japhet Tanganga was also missing as he continues to recover from his own thigh injury. Read More Related Articles Sergio Reguilon and Gareth Bale to Tottenham latest: Medical, travel rules and new agent quotes Read More Related Articles Mauricio Pochettino delivers his verdict on Amazon All or Nothing Tottenham Hotspur series Tanguy showing Son some love Tanguy Ndombele, complete his customary beanie hat, was showing Son Heung-min plenty of affection in the early stages of training while the players waited to begin their drills. The Frenchman, who was praised by Mourinho to football.london again on Wednesday for his efforts, could be seen laughing and joking with the South Korean star, putting his arm around him, giving him a hug while pretending to bump into him.
. Dele Alli and others linked with moves Various players who have been linked with moves away in the coming days or weeks were involved in the training session. Dele Alli was involved in the session amid speculation over his future, although reportedly he did not then travel with the squad to Bulgaria. Defender Juan Foyth is a wanted man and has been linked with various club across the continent and in England but was involved. Ryan Sessegnon, who has bulked up in recent months, was also taking part as speculation continues about him in the wake of expected deals for Gareth Bale and Sergio Reguilon. Cameron Carter-Vickers has been linked with a move away and was not given a squad number in the recently registered list but was also training with Mourinho and the squad.
Matt Doherty, Toby Alderweireld, Harvey White, Jack Clarke and Dennis Cirkin in training
Young players A trio of young players were involved and they will hope they might be involved. Left-back Dennis Cirkin, central midfielder Harvey White and winger Jack Clarke all continue to train with the first team squad, with the former two promoted by Mourinho towards the end of last season. All three played a big part in pre-season and will be hoping to make their senior competitive debuts in the cup competitions.
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The King It's always good to see Ledley King in his role as first team assistant. The former Spurs captain was involved as Head of First Team Performance Carlos Lalin put the players through paces in the early drills. King was then further involved in the main session and was shown in deep conversation with Mourinho at one point. It's a sight Tottenham fans have quickly grown to love and hope it leads to King one day in the future taking on the top job.
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