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The Grove Hotel will play host to the Minnesota Vikings this week, ahead of their game in the National Football League (NFL) International Series.

The players will stay at the Watford hotel and practice in the grounds.

The Vikings are set to arrive at Gatwick airport tomorrow before taking part in a "community day" at Wembley Stadium. Players and cheerleaders from the team will stage football and cheerleading coaching clinics with local children.

The team will play the Pittsburgh Steelers in the International Series at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, September 29 at 6pm.

The San Francisco 49ers will also be staying at The Grove ahead of their game at the end of October.