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Eriksen: I can’t wait to get out of Wembley

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Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen is eager to leave Wembley’s terrible pitch as soon as possible

Spurs have occupied the Wembley Arena since 2017 as work on their new 62,000-seater stadium continues.

But the building schedule has been extended with Spurs having not provided any updates as to when they will move into their new home.

However, after three NFL fixtures, the state of the Wembley pitch has caused concern among players and coaches.

PSV Eindhoven manager Mark van Bommel didn’t even mince his words while expressing his opinion on it after their Champions League game with Spurs earlier this month.

“As a player, it’s not been up to normal standard,” Eriksen told The Sun.

“Let’s be honest and say that. I think you have seen that. They knew that.

“We want to play on a better pitch than our training pitch, but sometimes the training pitch is better than the game pitch. It’s difficult.”

He added: “We know the same as the people in the press. We don’t really know when it will be finished. Hopefully, it will be soon.

“People have seen pictures of the stadium and what it is going to look like – it’s going to be exceptional when we are finally in there.”

Spurs will host Chelsea this Saturday at Wembley in a Premier League game.