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Spurs announce traveling squad for Australia friendly against Newcastle

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Managerial homecoming as Postecoglou leads team to Melbourne for exhibition match

Tottenham Hotspur have officially announced the 24-man travelling squad for the post-season friendly to Australia as they prepare to face Newcastle United at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Wednesday.

Spurs called the curtains on an exceptional season under Ange Postecoglou yesterday as they got better of Sheffield United with three goals to nil. They already have eyes to build on the progress that the club has made under the Australian gaffer in the recently concluded season as they prepare to visit his home country for a highly controversial post-season friendly.

Postecoglou takes Spurs down under for Melbourne clash against Newcastle

The club has announced the players taking part in Tottenham’s trip to Australia:

George Abbott
Brandon Austin
Rodrigo Bentancur
Leo Black
Alfie Devine
Jamie Donley
Radu Dragusin
Bryan Gil
Tyrese Hall
Brennan Johnson
Dejan Kulusevski
Rio Kyerematen
Emerson Royal
James Maddison
Ashley Phillips
Pedro Porro
Yago Santiago
Pape Matar Sarr
Dane Scarlett
Oliver Skipp
Heung-Min Son
Micky van de Ven
Guglielmo Vicario
Alfie Whiteman

This shall prove an exciting opportunity for Australian fans to feel a part of the season that Spurs have recently incurred and the progress at N17. It is also an opportunity for the club to have a look at a few young players around the first-team setup. 

Kyerematen and Leo Black earn first-team call-up for Spurs’ Australia trip. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

This is the first time that Under-21s midfielder Rio Kyerematen and Under-18s midfielder Leo Black will be in the first-team squad. However, with the club’s U21s set to play Premier League 2 play-off at the weekend, a fair share of the crop have stayed back to prepare for the occasion.

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The game will kick off at 10:45 a.m. UK time and will be streamed live on the club’s SpursPlay channel.

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