Tottenham are said to be optimistic that their new 62,062 capacity stadium will be ready in time to host their next Premier League fixture. Mauricio Pochettino also confirmed after Tottenham’s game against Dortmund that he is hopeful that the club can play the quarterfinal at their new ground.
Spurs who were initially scheduled to move into the new venue in September of last year, have had to play all of their home games until now at Wembley this season owing to issues with the circuity systems.
This has caused a serious case of Wembley fatigue among fans with attendance figures falling well short of last year in several games.
Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld has spoken about the difficulty of having to play at Wembley and has said that he can’t wait to move back “home” to the new stadium. The defender who recently turned 30 said that the atmosphere at the new stadium will make Spurs unlike any other club in the world.
Speaking to the Daily Mail, Alderweireld said, “The new stadium will be massive for us and I hope we can play there in the next game. Even if we never played a game there it will be like our home.
“At Wembley, it’s difficult for the fans to come there and make it your home. Sometimes the stadium wasn’t full because the maximum on the capacity.
“Our fans are doing a massive job for us. In the last London derby at Wembley the atmosphere was incredible. Imagine that at the new stadium. There won’t be another club in the world like this.”
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