Alan Smith disagrees with Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock about Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium

Daniel Levy, Club Chairman of Tottenham Hotspur looks on prior to the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Tottenham Hotspur at St Mary's Stadium on March 09, 2019 in...

Tottenham Hotspur will be looking to move into their new stadium after the international break.


Alan Smith has hit back at Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock's comments that Tottenham's opponents will have an advantage when they move into their new stadium next month.

The Sky Sports pundit was adamant that it is an actual 'advantage' to the home team, who he believes have become 'sick and tired' of Wembley.

As reported by BBC Sport, Warnock recently urged the Premier League to force the London club to play the rest of the season at their temporary home.


Speaking on the Debate show on Sky Sports, (18/03/2019 10:50 pm), former Arsenal striker Smith disagreed with Warnock's comments and insisted that Spurs will get a lift when they move into their new surroundings. 

Is there is a question mark about Tottenham's ability to perform in a new stadium? "No, they'll get a huge lift," Smith told the Debate. "All the lads are sick and tired of Wembley. That is why Spurs are so keen to move. 

"62,000, so much closer to the pitch, all the fans mad for it. I mean it's going to be deafening in that stadium until the end of the season. It has to be an advantage to Spurs that is why they are so pleased that they are still involved in the Champions League."


After months of setbacks and postponements, Tottenham will finally move into their new big-money stadium when they play Crystal Palace on April 3, as reported by BBC Sport

From a logical point of view, it should give the whole club a big lift because they have been waiting for this moment for some time and they are in need of a boost after a number of poor results. 

Aside from progressing through to the Champions League by beating German side Dortmund, Mauricio Pochettino's side have stumbled in the Premier League in recent weeks.

They will be hoping to get back to winning ways after the international break by securing their top-four status and pushing themselves as far as they can in the Champions League. 

Manager Mauricio Pochettino of Tottenham Hotspur looks on during a training session on March 13, 2019 at Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys in Barcelona, Spain.

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