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Tottenham captain King wants to face Man City - and taste Champions League action

Tottenham captain Ledley King hopes to face Manchester City in next week's Premier League opener.

King, who last week returned to training along with Spurs' other World Cup players, is focused on being fit for the visit of City.

"The season has certainly come around quickly, especially for the lads who were at the World Cup," he said.

"One more friendly and as many training sessions as we can fit in and we're back into it. The important thing is that we're ready for City."

But King could not resist a look ahead to his first taste of the Champions League, with the play-off round draw due to take place on Friday.

"It's seems like it's been forever coming, so we all look forward to seeing who we'll actually be playing," he said. "The most important thing is that we're fully prepared going into that game, whoever we play against.

"It's a massive game for the club and I'm sure we'll be ready for it, whoever we play."

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