Tottenham 1 AC Milan 0: NKoudou strike notches second Spurs ICC win

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Georges-Kevin N'Koudou blasted home a stunning victor for Tottenham Hotspur against AC Milan in the International Champions Cup - but not all Spurs fans were impressed.

Since signing for Tottenham from Marseille in 2016, he has played just 23 times - not including friendly appearances - for the London Club, scoring once. The quality of time that we spent together, training and competing with big sides like Roma, Barcelona and Milan and the way they behaved made us very happy. The team with the most points after three games wins this sixth edition of the competition. Cameron Carter-Vickers, a 20-year-old US men's national team defender, is a player to watch this preseason.

Tottenham Hotspur, who make the trip to St James's Park on August 11, have been forced to play much of pre-season without some of their star performers.

"I think we've showed that we could compete with the rest of the top six". Unlike his Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho, Gattuso feels the fans have enjoyed the matches they have got.

Mourinho, who is getting increasingly frustrated with his depleted squad, said after his side's 4-1 loss to Liverpool, "I wouldn't spend my money to see these teams". Maybe he doesn't have the Premier League experience but his performances in the three games showed it's not a problem to put him to play. 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.

"I think they showed a bright future in our academy and they showed that the job that they are doing in the last 10, 12, 15 years, the coaches in the academy, is great".

This tour has provided youngsters like Amos and Skipp with a chance, and they have seized it. Football is about energy - respecting yourself, your team-mates, the team, being professional. Of course, Luke Amos is a good example.

"I feel good", he added.

The club's executive director Donna Cullen rejects that suggestion, however, and the idea that the chairman is limiting spending while Pochettino wants more.

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