According to reports Tottenham are looking to move into their new 62,062 capacity stadium in time for their Premier League game against Brighton on 7th April. If the Seagulls progress to the next round of the FA Cup, then the club will be looking to open their stadium when Huddersfield come to visit on the April 13. (Source: Evening Standard)
It has also been reported that the Premier League have insisted that Spurs play all their home games at Wembley in case they are not able to move in to their new stadium in time for their next home game. (Daily Mail)
The club are thus in a race against time to hold the two test events and open the stadium early next month.
Former Tottenham midfielder Ryan Mason has revealed what he has heard about the progress of Tottenham’s new ground. The 27-year-old said that based on the whispers he has heard, he is optimistic that the new stadium will be ready to host games soon.
Speaking to Sky Sports’ The Debate, the former England midfielder said, “Yes, I am more optimistic [that it will be ready for the first or second week of April]. The feeling, I mean there are a few whispers that potentially it could be.
“More so than I have done previously [that it will be ready this time]. I’m hoping that will be the case.
“The club in their minds were thinking of the Champions League quarter-finals in their new stadium and hopefully, we are all on track for that and what a great occasion for the football club to be going into the quarter-final of the Champions League in a new stadium.”
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