Three things spotted in Tottenham training ahead of crucial Burnley game

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Tottenham will take on relegation-threatened Burnley this weekend looking for their first win in a month.

Tottenham have lost four games on the bounce for the first time since 2004 and will be looking to respond and keep alive their fading hopes of securing Champions League football for next season. 

Ange Postecoglou’s side have returned to training at Hotspur Way in Enfield after the 4-2 defeat to Liverpool knowing that a win against Burnley would relegate Vincent Kompany’s side and keep alive their hopes of finishing in the top four. 

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The club posted a few pictures on their socials with players working out in the basking sun in north London. Here are a few things we spotted from some of the posts on social media

Eyes on the ball from Guglielmo Vicario

The Italian goalkeeper’s form has been scrutinised lately especially his handling from corners and setpieces in general. Spurs have conceded a setpiece goal in 13 of their last 24 league games even though manager Postecoglou has said the problems in his team are mainly not setpiece issues. 

The Australian manager said recently after they conceded two setpiece goals against Arsenal: "I don't see it as an issue.” 

In the training pictures posted, the goalkeeper wasn't particularly practising setpieces but he was saving a shot.

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Richarlison getting fitter 

This has been the most prolific season Richarlison has had at Tottenham since joining two seasons ago. He’s bagged 11 league goals and has four assists. That is impressive given he’s been battling a knee problem for large parts of the campaign. 

The club posted a picture of him wearing what can be described as summer training wear and looking like enjoying the afternoon’s workout. 

He was impressive at Anfield and they will need him to continue being impactful if they are to push Villa all the way and possibly overtake them. 

Players divided into red and blue bibs

Another picture showed Pedro Porro wearing a red bib which is different to the Blue one Richarlison was wearing. The thinking is that the team was divided into yellow bibs as they worked out and ironed their skills ahead of the game against Burnley. 

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