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Deal Close: Tottenham Hotspur closing in on significant deal regarding stadium

Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur - Capital One Cup FinalThe Spurs fans here inside the Football Transfer Tavern are incredibly interested in the news from ESPN, with the publication claiming Tottenham Hotspur are closing in on a deal the English Football Association which will see them play at least one year’s worth of football using Wembley as their home ground.

Spurs will play their last season at White Hart Lane next year as plans for a new 61,000 seater capacity stadium have been approved by Haringey council and construction has begun.

Chairman of the club, Daniel Levy, is set to battle for negotiations of a two-year safety residency at Wembley should the stadium not be completed to the estimated time.

After losing out on a deal for the British Olympic Stadium, Spurs decided to put together their own blueprints for a stadium that will become the second largest football arena in the UK, looking to move in by the 2018/19 season.

Spurs’ Champions League credentials have been all but secured for next season and new plans for a powerhouse stadium have come at the perfect time.

Our landlord here in the Transfer Tavern feels this is the logical move for Spurs, and says it wouldn’t be s surprise to see the north London side fill out the arena on a weekly basis!

Will this new ground help cement Spurs’ position as a top-four regular? Let us know in the comments below!

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