Liverpool could become the first opposition side in the Premier League to grace Tottenham’s new stadium upon its highly-anticipated grand opening at the start of next season.
The announcement of the 2018/2019 fixtures revealed the Reds will face the Londoners away from home in the fifth week of the season, although the location of the contest remains to be confirmed.
Wembley became a temporary home for Tottenham following their departure from White Hart Lane last season as the club relocated in wait of their new stadium to be completed.
Work is still seemingly being carried out on the £850million infrastructure, with a retractable pitch having recently been added to accommodate both Tottenham and NFL games.
Tottenham are likely to play their first home game of the season at Wembley as the finishing touches are applied to their new hunting ground, the Daily Mail’s Matt Law recently reported.
This would mean Fulham making a return to the stage of their play-off final triumph over Aston Villa when they face Tottenham in the second week of the season.
If this were to be the case, Liverpool would likely be Tottenham’s first Premier League opponents on the new surface when the two sides meet in London on September 15.
A red carpet opening would be an all-too tempting invitation for the Champions League finalists to spoil the moving-in party as they seek a response to last season’s 4-1 away defeat to Mauricio Pochettino’s men.