Report: Major Tottenham Hotspur announcement imminent

Wembley Stadium

Tottenham expected are to announce they will play their Champions League ties at Wembley next season.

Wembley Stadium

Tottenham are expected to announce potentially as soon as today that they will play their Champions League games at Wembley next season, according to The Times.

Wembley is also expected as part of the agreement, to become their temporary home for the entire 2017/18 season, with a one year stopgap needed to be found between their last season at White Hart Lane and moving into their new stadium in 2018/19, which is currently under construction.

The report states: "Tottenham Hotspur are expected to announce today that they will play their Champions League matches at Wembley next season and use the national stadium as a temporary home while White Hart Lane is rebuilt in the following campaign."

General view outside the stadium before the matchGeneral view outside the stadium before the match

The reason for the switch for Champions League games next season is because around 4,000 seats will be removed from White Hart Lane this summer in order to aid the construction work of the adjacent building site.

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The report adds that Chelsea could yet share Wembley with the in 2017/18, with the Blues plans ahead of their own stadium switch still to be determined, but Tottenham appear to have made the key first move.

Tottenham last played at the stadium in the Capital One Cup final in February 2015.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, Eric Dier, Danny Rose and their players look dejected after defeatTottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, Eric Dier, Danny Rose and their players look dejected after defeat

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