Tottenham Hotspur is to move into a new US town for the 2020-21 season, the club has announced.
The move will see Tottenham move to the Los Angeles suburb of Burbank, which has a population of 3,734, according to a statement on the Spurs website.
“The announcement comes on the heels of our new home announcement in Los Angeles and our move to Burbank,” said Spurs owner Daniel Levy.
“We have a new team and we have new fans.
We’ve been talking about this for a while and it was a logical step to make now.”
It is the perfect venue for our new team, our new club, our brand, our identity.
“The Spurs will play their first game of the new season in the United States against Real Salt Lake at a new stadium being built by the Los Angles Kings.
It is hoped the new venue will help Tottenham “re-establish itself as the Premier League’s premier club”, with a focus on its academy and scouting.
Spurs are hoping to complete the move in the coming months and will also begin a “further expansion” of the existing stadium in London, which will be named the Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium.
The club said that its new home will have a “more modern design, new amenities, new equipment, new training facilities and a greater number of facilities for the club’s academy”.
Spurs also confirmed that its players would travel to the US and “travel in a larger scale to further enhance their game and development”.
The new facility will be called the Tottenham Academy, which the club said will also include “a full training facility, facilities for youth development and training, and training facilities for our academy”.”
Spurs were awarded the Premier Development League title in 2016-17, the first time that the team has finished outside the top four in the English top flight.”
It will also help the club to be better prepared for the Premier Conference.”
Spurs were awarded the Premier Development League title in 2016-17, the first time that the team has finished outside the top four in the English top flight.