Spurs defender hints at future new stadium fixture

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Jan Vertonghen

Tottenham Hotspur secured their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League last night with a spirited performance against Catalan giants Barcelona.

After the match, Spurs defender Jan Vertonghen took to Twitter to share his thoughts and at the same time hinted that his side could be set to play Champions League football ‘at the lane in 2019’ which is a reference to the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium which has yet to open and considering that we have not yey qualified for the 2019/20 competition, it certainly does narrow down his statement of competitive football being played at our new home during the current season.

The first leg of the last 16 of the Champions League takes place during 12/13/19 and 20th of February with the second take played on either 5/6/12 or 12th of March.

Depending on whether Spurs would be drawn at home or away in the first leg, has Vertonghen let Spurs fans into a secret?

Sunday will see 6,000 season ticket holders attend the first fan familiarisation event within the south area of the new stadium where they will have access to the 17,500 seater south stand and concourse areas.

A further update on the status of the stadium was released today where it was confirmed that the Manchester United fixture in January will also be held at Wembley.

He took to Twitter to share the following.

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