Tottenham Hotspur have been given extra time to complete the build of their new stadium, the Evening Standard reports.

Spurs are preparing to start the new campaign with a run of away games after discussions with the Premier League about their options if the stadium is not completed in time for the start of the 2018/19 season.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy discussed the possibility of delays in a recent meeting with the governing body who said the likelihood is that their early league fixtures will be played away from home.

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The build is set to cost £800million and the new ground will have a capacity of 62,062.

Tottenham have a 10-year agreement to host at least two NFL matches a seaosn at their new stadium and despite Shahid Khan’s likely purchase of Wembley Stadium they are not worried that this will affect their own plans.

Spurs’ new ground with host the NFL match between Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders on October 14.