Spurs prepare for White Hart Lane farewell

They play Manchester United on Sunday

BY Simon Maguire 12:25 Sunday 14 May 2017, 12:25 14 May 2017

Picture by: Steven Paston/PA Wire/PA Images

Tottenham Hotspur are preparing to bid an emotional farewell to their home of 118 years when Manchester United visit on Sunday.

Spurs are moving to Wembley next season as the redevelopment of White Hart Lane continues with the construction of a new 61,000-plus seat stadium.

Chairman Daniel Levy led the tributes today, saying: "This Club and this stadium have been here longer than any of us and the Club and new stadium will be here long after us all - we are merely the custodians of this great institution. It's our turn to look after it, grow it and support it."

A win on Sunday would see the club go unbeaten in the league this season as they look to secure their best ever Premier League finish of second place and automatic qualification to the group stages of the Champions League.

Levy has praised current manager Maurico Pochettino for his style of play which has seen the team score 71 goals so far this season while boasting the league's stingiest defence.

"In what is our last season here" the chairman said: "we have seen entertaining, free-flowing football and a return to what has once again been called glory days, such has been the impact of Mauricio and his team of coaches and players. He has my utmost respect for what he has achieved."

Spurs are due to celebrate the occasion throughout the day and kick-off against Man United at 4.30 pm.

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