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Tottenham to play in front of 76,000-plus versus Bournemouth at Wembley

Tottenham Hotspur are expected smash the current Premier League single game attendance record this weekend at Wembley. The current record of 76,098 was set by Manchester United in 2007.

According to the Daily Mail, 153 sections of the 158 possible at the stadium have been sold out. The national stadium holds 90,000 fans, and Spurs are set to fill up a majority of those seats when Bournemouth come to town.

Tottenham at Wembley

As Tottenham supporters know, Wembley is the team’s temporary home until their new stadium is finished. The club previously set an attendance record at the stadium in 2016-17. Tottenham attracted more than 85,000 fans to the national stadium to see their clash with Bayer Leverkusen.

Wembley has not been kind to Spurs, and the team are yet to win in their temporary home. The good news for Mauricio Pochettino is Saturday’s guests are second from bottom. The south coast club have won just once this term.

Good news for Wembley

Erik Lamela and Danny Rose are expected to return in the coming weeks. Both players have been out with injury for some time, and could return by the end of the month. Lamela has missed the last 12 months of action, while Rose has been out since January.