SHOWS: SHANGHAI (JULY 24, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR MANAGER, MAURICIO POCHETTINO, SAYING: "No, I know I work with the expectation and I work with perception.
I know the reality.
I told you before in my previous press conference, I think I am going to be happy with the squad that we are going to work on the end of the transfer window.
I am not focused on that.
I am very focused and we are really focused on trying to help the team and the player to improve and try to perform and get the result that we want." 2.
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR STRIKER, HARRY KANE, PARTICIPATING IN TRAINING DRILLS 3.
PLAYERS TRAINING 4.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR MANAGER, MAURICIO POCHETTINO, SAYING: "Yes, I think there are a lot of goals for the next season.
I think of course always it's about to win.
We are so competitive.
We are people that love to compete and win.
And always our goal and our target is try to win all the game that when you play, the same with the training session, friendly game; always you want to win because we are very competitive.
But of course, I think our next goal, I think for the next season, first of all is to see how our squad is going to be and then to set our goals, trying to perform in this way." 5.
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR MIDFIELDER, CHRISTIAN ERIKSEN, PARTICIPATING IN TRAINING DRILLS STORY: Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino told reporters on Thursday (July 24) he was happy with the squad and see the North London club as a competitive team during a news conference in Shanghai, ahead of the International Champions Cup (ICC) game against Manchester United.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen was back in group training, after missing the pre-season match against Juventus in Singapore due to a "minor surgery".
Eriksen, who is linked to Real Madrid and Barcelona, is entering the final year of his contract at Tottenham and could leave for free next summer.
Last month, the Denmark international said he was ready to take on a new challenge.
Tottenham will take on their Premier League rival Manchester United in the International Champions Cup at the Hongkou Stadium in Shanghai on Thursday (July 25).
The tournament features 12 teams playing friendly matches in venues in North America, Europe and Asia.
Tottenham begins the new league season at home to promoted Aston Villa on August 10.