Tottenham face playing two games in the space of 48 hours due to ongoing problems with their new ground.
The north London club have already had to move their Premier League match with Manchester City to Monday 29 October due to a clash with an NFL fixture at Wembley stadium.
And the inconvenience of moving their clash against the Premier League champions has been compounded by confirmation on Thursday that their Carabao Cup clash with West Ham will take place just two days later on October 31.
With Champions League football already testing resources, the fixture pile up adds yet more strain on Mauricio Pochettino’s stretched squad.
But this latest problem has been the product of problems off the field and the club’s uncompleted new home.
Tottenham had hoped to be in their new ground in September this season, but safety issues has set back completion. Reports have suggested they may not even be able to move in until the new year.
As a result, Spurs have had to renew their agreement with Wembley, which they used as their home ground during the previous campaign.
However, with the national stadium already booked up for other events, the club have been forced to work around their landlords. Indeed, that is the case with the City, with the Jacksonville Jaguars set to face the Philadelphia Eagles at Wembley on October 28.
Tottenham have already been forced to seek an alternative home ground this season, using Stadium MK for their Carabao Cup third round clash with Watford.