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Wolves boss McCarthy: Dubai trip a waste for Spurs

Wolves boss Mick McCarthy has questioned Tottenham's Dubai trip.

He aims to make sure Spurs know their trip to Molineux will be no holiday.

McCarthy smiled: "What sort of Spurs will we be facing? A brown one I'd imagine. It'll be a very tanned and healthy looking Tottenham. I have never taken teams away, so clearly I'm not a massive fan.

"We do some bonding but next week we haven't got a game. What will we do? I'd like to spend it with my missus. The players might like to spend a few days with their kids.

"I'm not interested in going away to spend four or five days' training. But it's what fits them. International players do enough travelling as it is. You can keep playing, be battle hardened or going away, getting a tan and feeling good about yourself.

"You don't know how it'll affect teams - it could have an adverse affect by not playing for a while. It can have a good effect, galvanising the team and going away together.

"They could come here and be brilliant, they've that potential. But we have the potential to beat anyone at Molineux. We're not afraid, our results at home are good. Spurs won't come here and think the game will be anything but tough.

"They've had the chance to take a break, it may be good or bad, we will wait and see."

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