Spurs' Harry Kane discusses MLS All-Star match: We want a tough game

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The Tottenham star was looking forward to a difficult match against a side in the middle of their season.

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has been discussing the London club's fitness ahead of their showpiece pre-season match against MLS All-Stars on Wednesday, as he and several other Spurs representatives took part in the pre-match press conference in Colorado, via the MLS website.

Kane was joined by head coach Mauricio Pochettino and fellow players Kyle Walker and Nabil Bentaleb as they were fielded questions about the match against the best the MLS can put forward, and the England international made it clear that at this point of their pre-season, it is exactly the kind of match the Tottenham squad need.

"It’s gonna be a tough game, and that’s what we want," Kane said during the MLS conference. "It’s not far now until the start of the season and we need to be testing ourselves and see how fit we are and see what we need to work on."

The 22-year-old was also excited to take part in his first bout of friendly action since May, having taken an extended period off as a result of England's European Under-21 Championships, and compared the differences in fitness between the two sets of players with the MLS season already in full swing.

"It’ll be my first game of pre-season so I’m really looking forward to it," the striker added.

"They are all in their mid-season so they’ll all be fit and ready to go."

Spurs kick off their Premier League season on August 8 in just over a week and a half, and they will be hoping to have gotten as many wins as possible from their final few friendly matches beforehand, starting with what promises to be the tough game he wants this Wednesday.

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