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Demand for NFL tickets in London is 'higher than ever', with resale sites offering tickets for as much as £2,700.

In a week that has seen the chances of a UK-based NFL franchise increase dramatically - following Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan's bid for Wembley - tickets are being sold for 23 times the original price.

Three games will be played at the London Games this autumn, with tickets for the two Wembley matches already selling for 'joke' amounts. Tickets for the fixture between and Oakland Raiders at Tottenham's new White Hart Lane stadium have not yet gone on sale.

Resale sites are offering NFL tickets in London for as much as a staggering £2,700

Resale sites are offering NFL tickets in London for as much as a staggering £2,700

NFL UK, which is organising the three games, responded to backlash from fans on Wednesday, saying that they are taking 'steps' to eliminate touting.

However, they were accused of 'shrugging off' the problem, with several fans saying that tickets were sold out shortly after they went on sale on Ticketmaster but were instantly available on sites such as StubHub and Viagogo for inflated prices.

In a statement released on Thursday, NFL UK said: 'We are playing one game fewer in

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