Liverpool chief Billy Hogan admits the club ‘will consider’ selling the naming rights to their new Anfield Road stand – with £80m project ‘on track’ to be completed by the start of next season
- Liverpool are redeveloping a new Anfield Road stand in an £80million project
- The work is ‘on track’ to be finished in time for the start of the 2023-24 campaign
- And Reds CEO Billy Hogan has revealed the club could sell off the naming rights
Liverpool CEO Billy Hogan has revealed the club could sell off the naming rights to their new Anfield Road stand.
The Reds are redeveloping their stadium, with the £80million project – said to be ‘on track’ to be completed by the start of the 2023-2024 season – set to add 7,000 seats, taking the stadium’s overall capacity to 61,000.
And Hogan told the Athletic that Liverpool are considering raising funds by flogging the rights to the upgraded stand, if the right offer comes in.
Liverpool are considering selling the naming rights to their new Anfield Road stand (pictured)
Reds CEO Billy Hogan revealed the club would weigh up the decision if the right offer comes in
It is uncertain how Liverpool supporters would feel about the decision if the sale goes through
He said: ‘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.’
Last week Sportsmail reported Liverpool’s huge new 300-tonne roof truss was lifted into place using two 600-tonne crawler cranes.
Incredible footage from Liverpool’s official Twitter account explained how 30 skilled engineers spent 12 hours securing the primary structure to the new roof, detailing that it was screwed into place using 25,000 bolts.
A video posted on Liverpool’s official website explained how 30 skilled engineers spent 12 hours securing a huge new 300-tonne roof truss to the new roof of the redeveloped stand
It also revealed how the truss and haunches were held together by two 600-tonne crawler cranes before being screwed into place using 25,000 bolts
And chief Hogan, who replaced Peter Moore in 2020, elaborated on the club’s ambitious plans after the work is complete.
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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