Tottenham legend annoyed new stadium saga is ‘dragging on’

first_imgTottenham legend Clive Allen has described the ongoing saga with their new stadium as a ‘cloud hanging over the club’.Spurs have continued to play at Wembley this season as their new home is completed, and recent reports have claimed the opening could be put off until 2019.The new £1billion arena was initially scheduled to host its first Premier League game in September.But the club have encounters numerous issues and could now be facing more delays until next year if upcoming safety tests aren’t passed.Tottenham this week opened their sparkling new club shop to the public – the largest of its kind in Europe – but that has not been enough to appease fan frustrations over their continued wait. Tottenham’s new stadium store is the largest club shop of its kind in Europe A view of Spurs’ new stadium on September 25, 2018 “Really we don’t know when the first game will be.“It will be magnificent when it’s done, there’s no doubt about that.“But it is dragging on and it’s just a cloud hanging over the club at the moment.”Listen back to Clive Allen’s PSV v Tottenham Champions League preview IN FULL above! Former striker Allen joined talkSPORT on Wednesday to preview Tottenham’s Champions League trip to face PSV Eindhoven.And, speaking about the stadium, the White Hart Lane hero admitted the saga is ‘dragging on’.He told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast: “There’s a lot of talk that it’s nowhere near ready and there are still test events that need to take place.“As far as the supporters are concerned you can understand their frustration, it was all geared for Liverpool and it didn’t happen. 2 2last_img read more