Tottenham’s new stadium will be “the greatest that’s ever been built”, says one of the chief engineers working on the delayed project.
The new 62,000-seat arena was due to open on 15 September.
It means Spurs play Watford in Milton Keynes on Wednesday because their usual temporary home – Wembley Stadium – is not ready after last weekend’s Anthony Joshua fight.
“We’ve tried to do something in double time,” engineer Nick Cooper said.
“If you look at any other project of this nature you wouldn’t have achieved as much as we’ve achieved with the stadium.
“Be patient with us, we understand the frustrations.”
Contractor Mace has claimed faulty wiring is behind the delay, while Spurs have not given a new completion date. Manager Mauricio Pochettino said he is “confident” it will be ready this year. Read more