Tottenham Hotspur will need to wait until mid September to play their first match in their brand new stadium, when they take on Champions League finalists Liverpool in a mouthwatering Premier League encounter.
Posting the news on their official website, the north London side announced the exciting news, stating: "
We are delighted to announce that we shall play our first home game at #SpursNewStadium on the weekend of 15/16 September 2018 against Liverpool. — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) June 14, 2018
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Chairman Daniel Levy added: "
Spurs will kick off their season with a trip to Newcastle United, before playing their following fixture against Premier League new boys Fulham at Wembley Stadium. Trips to Manchester United and Watford will follow, before the grand unveiling of the new stadium and the crunch clash against Liverpool takes place.
Team manager Mauricio Pochettino, who recently signed a contract extension with the club, said: "
Meanwhile, Spurs are also looking to be busy in the transfer market, and have are believed to have submitted a £15m bid for Aston Villa prodigy Jack Grealish. While eyebrows may be raised at the relatively paltry figure, the Villains are thought to be in dire financial straits, and could well be forced to accept an undesirably low offer for the tenacious 21-year-old.