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4 quirky features of the new Spurs ground you might not know about

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The new Tottenham stadium

Whilst Spurs fans may feel as though their new ground took an eternity to build, we’re sure they’ll agree that the finished result was well-worth the wait.

In total, the new stadium is thought to have , which is a little more than the £789 million required to build Wembley.

It’s also double the original budget for the project, with the Spurs hierarchy having spent heavily in the pursuit of their dream stadium.

Cutting-edge tech is at the heart of this new ‘stadium of the future’ but there’s a few things about Pochettino side’s new dwellings that you may well not know.

Here are 4 quirky features of Tottenham’s new ground:

  1. A Cheese Room

Let’s start with the most surreal feature, which exists in the form of an exclusive cheese room for members and high-end clientele.

Known simply as the ‘H Club’ members can sign up for a hefty subscription fee of £15,000, although they’ll be required to purchase two tickets for a total expenditure of £30,000.

This will enable them to select their own specially sourced half-time cheeses, including some of the most unique and luxurious products from across the globe.

  • A Microbrewery

New White Heart Lane (NWHT) will also include another football stadium first, in the thrilling form of a microbrewery with a state-of-the-art beer delivery system.

A football hipster’s dream, this brewery uses equipment that can pour up to 10,000 pints per minute, which is ideal when catering for the half-time and post-game rush.

Whilst we’d expect to see other stadiums adopt this type of technology in the future, for now Spurs’ new ground remain the first and only location to take the plunge!

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  • USB Ports in Seats

Spurs’ new stadium also offers exceptional 4G coverage throughout, meaning that spectators can connect online before, during, or after the game. This is particularly helpful if you like mobile or in-play betting; no longer will you be interrupted by poor signals when you’re trying to place those , which is good news!

Incredibly, designers have also included individual USB ports in premium seats, enabling supporters to charge their handsets and prevent their phones from running out of battery over the course of 90 minutes.

  • An In-house Bakery

We close with one of our personal favourites, and one that really highlights the attention to detail that defined Spurs’ new stadium plans.

We’re speaking, of course, about the stadium’s very own in-house bakery, which is capable of producing artisan breads and pastries for every food outlet in the stadium. So, whether you’re in a VIP box or a general admission area, you’ll be able to enjoy delicious pastries and treats during the half-time break.

For those of us used to soggy pies, all we can really say to this is wow because having access to such leading outlets adds a unique dimension to the typical stadium experience.

Tottenham’s new ground is a blazing a trail for all others to follow in the future, Daniel Levy and co have set the bar and to explore the new ground in more detail, .

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Pochettino rejected the chance to swap Christian Eriksen for this world-class Serie A star

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Spurs transfer news: Pochettino rejected the chance of Dybala-Eriksen swap

The Daily Mail reports that Mauricio Pochettino rejected a deal which would have seen Paulo Dybala replace Christian Eriksen at Tottenham.

The Argentine attacker had a below-average season last time around while Eriksen had spoken about taking up a new challenge after the Champions League final.

The Dane is out of a contract at the end of this season, and the report claims that Pochettino was hopeful that Eriksen would sign a new deal with the club.

Christian Eriksen

The manager refused to enter negotiations with Juventus, but the Italian giants are among the favourites to sign the Tottenham star alongside Barcelona (h/t Daily Mail).

Tottenham cannot sign any players now while Eriksen is free to negotiate with foreign teams in January given that his contract is expiring.

Spurs failing with talks

The report adds that Tottenham have failed with their attempts of a contract renewal for the Danish midfielder and Eriksen is not willing to accept a new offer from the club.

Paulo Dybala

Losing Eriksen for a free would be a major blow for Spurs and hopefully, we can get some money by selling the Dane in the January window, just as we did with Mousa Dembele.

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The 27-year-old is one of the best in the Premier League and it will be interesting to see how we deal with this situation in the coming months.

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Tottenham send scouts to watch 16-year-old who starred against PSG

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Spurs transfer news: Tottenham scout Rennes youngster Camavinga

The Daily Mail reports that Tottenham had sent scouts over to watch Eduardo Camavinga in action against Paris Saint-Germain at the weekend.

The 16-year-old put up an excellent display against the French champions and helped Rennes defeat the Parisians.

The defensive midfielder set up the match-winning goal and was excellent throughout the night as PSG struggled to get the better of Rennes.

Eduardo Camavinga

The report claims that Manchester City and Arsenal also sent scouts to watch Camavinga at the weekend, and Tottenham were interested in the teenager last season too.

The Angola-born midfielder has also gained the attention of Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid (h/t Daily Mail), and the youngster is already being compared to another French talent, Paul Pogba.

Camavinga has a long way to go in his career but he is one of the brightest talents coming through the French system.

Tottenham have already raided France this summer

Spurs made one of the best moves in the summer by landing Tanguy Ndombele, and the Frenchman has been one of the bright spots so far this season.

Camavinga could be a great addition to the team but we need to see how he does in the coming months.

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Last season saw him break into the Rennes senior team and if he can continue his performances at a high level, there will be some serious offers for the 16-year-old.

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“Mistake”, “For shame” – Some Tottenham fans can’t believe in-form star has been omitted by national side

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Latest Spurs news: Lo Celso called-up for Argentina squad but Lamela omitted

Tottenham’s summer signing Giovani Lo Celso got a few minutes in the 2-2 draw against Manchester City and has been called up for the Argentina national team squad.

The former Real Betis and PSG midfielder featured for the side in their Copa America journey during the summer, and it will be interesting to see if he starts for us in our next game.

The 23-year-old is one of the most talented players from South America but needs time to adjust to the league after joining Tottenham on deadline day.

Although Lo Celso has done well in the past season, there was one surprise omission from the call-up list.

Where is Coco?

Erik Lamela has been one of the bright spots for Spurs this season and had two important moments in the draw against the Cityzens. The Argentine caught Ederson out of position for our first equaliser and it was his delivery that Lucas Moura turned into the net in the second half.

Lamela struggled for fitness in the previous campaign, but he could be an important player for us this season.

Tottenham didn’t sign any wingers in the summer and if Lamela stays fit, we should see more magic from the Argentine.

Many Tottenham fans were pleased for Lo Celso but were surprised at Lamela’s exclusion.

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Tottenham star uninterested in £200,000-a-week contract as he eyes exit

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Spurs transfer news: Eriksen won’t enter contract talks despite £200,000-a-week offer

Christian Eriksen is out of a contract at the end of the season and the Mirror claims that the Dane has received no offers from other clubs so far.

The Dane is one of the best in the Premier League and Tottenham’s officials are confused as to why the midfielder isn’t sitting down for contract talks (h/t Mirror).

The report claims that Eriksen has been offered £200,000-a-week by Spurs, and that would make him one of the highest earners under Mauricio Pochettino.

However, the Dane wants a move to either Barcelona, Juventus or Real Madrid (h/t Mirror).

The European transfer window is open until 2nd September, and Tottenham can sell players to foreign clubs.

Eriksen is playing a dangerous game

The report adds that Eriksen’s representatives aren’t willing to discuss a new contract with Spurs. However, none of the clubs has made any inclination to sign the Tottenham star.

This leaves Eriksen’s future in limbo and he could remain at Tottenham beyond the window should a club fail to register a quality bid.

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Christian Eriksen celebrates against Everton

Dealing with Daniel Levy will be another problem for any club wanting to sign Eriksen, but Spurs have to play the game right.

Losing Eriksen for free would be a major error in our transfer business as we could get a decent sum from his sale this summer.

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However, keeping him until the end of this season could see him join a Premier League rival, which would be a huge blow for us.

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