Wenger speaks out on Tottenham-Arsenal ground share idea

Arsene Wenger does not think that Arsenal will be sharing a ground with Tottenham anytime soon.

Tottenham Hotspur revealed yesterday that they are expecting to play one season away from their home of White Hart Lane.

The club are looking to build a new stadium and in order to do so they are going to have to spend one term away from their home ground.

“This now therefore involves the club moving away from the Lane during construction for a period of one season, to start at the beginning of a season in order to comply with Premier League rules.”

Many venues have been proposed, including Stadium:mk in Milton Keynes. However there has also been reports they might be able to share with fierce rivals Arsenal.

The North London pair do not agree on much, but in this situation borrowing The Emirates for a season would certainly help them out.

But fans are obviously not keen on the idea, both Arsenal and Tottenham fans suggesting that it would not sit right with them.

Now the Arsenal manager has waded into the debate. Well, he has been invited into it.

He spoke about the potential for a ground share during his morning press conference, stating:

"Geographically it's a solution but you understand as well that it's a very sensitive subject. I don't think that will happen. Yes, maybe [it having happened before after the First World War]. But at the moment I must say I have bigger problems to sort out than that. We have not been questioned about it."

He tried his best to sound non-committal but it is fair to say that Wenger did not seem overly keen on a share with Arsenal's fiercest rivals.

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