Tottenham Hotspur announced earlier this month that they were extending their Wembley stay until December 15, with Daniel Levy hopeful that the new ground would be ready before then.
However, fresh rumours circulating now claim that the delays will roll on until March 2019, as there are currently issues with the fire sprinkler systems.
Today’s match against Liverpool was originally supposed to mark the grand opening of the new 62,000 seat stadium, but it looks as if the fans and players could have a hefty wait before they see a match at the ground.
Much like the supporters, the players are apparently calling for some clarity when it comes to where they play their football, with a current three grounds listed to be used as home stadiums this season.
With Wembley and the new ground already discussed, Tottenham will now also play a Carabao Cup fixture at Stadium MK, the home of MK Dons, as the national stadium is busy that weekend.
Christian Eriksen has expressed a clear desire for an end to the uncertainty: “The players don’t really know what’s going on but hopefully it will be done soon enough and we can play there.
“It’s an amazing build which is going to take time, it’s disappointing [Spurs are not playing there yet] and we should have a date.
“The Spurs management and [chairman] Daniel Levy won’t be too happy that it’s happened but you can’t do anything about it at the moment.
“Hopefully we can speed up the process and get it done as soon as possible.
“It has to be in good shape when we get in it and if it takes a little bit longer then it takes a little bit longer.”
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