Liverpool chief executive confirms they are open to selling Anfield Road rights

Liverpool's chief executive Billy Hogan has admitted that Liverpool could sell the naming rights to Anfield Road in the future.

The Reds are currently redeveloping their iconic home by rebuilding the Anfield Road stand – opposite their famous Kop. The Reds are parting ways with £80million as the new stand will be ready for the 2023/24 season, giving Anfield an extra 7,000 seats.

The redevelopment will see Anfield's capacity move up to 61,000 – which would bring it to the third most in England, behind Old Trafford and the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. But the iconic stand might not be named Anfield Road much longer.

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When asked, by The Athletic, is Liverpool would ever consider selling off a stand, Hogan responded: “It’s certainly something that we will consider.

“We didn’t for the Main Stand; we may for Anfield Road. We wouldn’t say no to it, but it’s not something we’re actively pursuing currently.”

Liverpool redeveloped its Main Stand in 2017 as the Reds added 8,500 seats to a new three-tier stand – which cost approximately £110million.

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Hogan also confirmed the club has big plans for the stadium from 2024 onwards.

He added: “We’ve just replaced the pitch with a new hybrid carpet and that will give us more flexibility going forward because it doesn’t require as much time to regrow each summer.

“We’ll have a bigger window in which to operate from 2024, with more concerts going on later into the summer. It’s an amazing venue that we’re working to activate as much as we can."


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