Tottenham must choose Wembley Stadium as their temporary home, says Darren Anderton

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Spurs will play away from White Hart Lane during the 2017-18 campaign while the stadium undergoes redevelopment.

Tottenham Hotspur recently announced details of their proposed new stadium, as per their official website, to much excitement and interest.

It will be the second largest capacity stadium in England - with its 61,000 seats bettered only by Old Trafford's 75,731 – and will feature the largest single tier stand in the country, seating 17,000 fans.

The exciting redevelopment comes with a slight hiccough, however, in that Spurs will have to find a new home during the 2017-18 season.

Several stadiums have been touted, but former Spurs midfielder Darren Anderton - a man who spent 12 years of his playing career at White Hart Lane - thinks the decision is a straightforward one.

He took to Kicca to share his thoughts on the matter:

“If Tottenham get the choice to pick between Wembley and the MK Dons Stadium they must go for the national stadium,” wrote Anderton.

“Tottenham are a London club so they should play their home games in London.”

Anderton’s comments echo the vast majority of Spurs fans who would prefer a Wembley move, given its location and capacity, but agreeing a deal may not be that straightforward.

Reports emerged earlier this month, via the likes of the Daily Mail, that Chelsea had outbid Spurs for the right to call Wembley their temporary home.

Chelsea also hope to undergo a stadium redevelopment and are expected to play away from Stamford Bridge for three seasons, beginning with the 2017-18 season.

A ground-share option remains a possibility and as unusual as Spurs and Chelsea sharing a home would be, playing at year at Stadium mk isn't an idea that sits well with Spurs fans.

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