AC Milan could be set to move away from the San Siro for the first time in almost 100 years, as reports in Italy claim that the club have ‘fully embraced’ the idea of building a new stadium.
Giuseppe Meazza – one of the largest stadiums in Europe – has been home to the Rossoneri since 1926, and has been ground-shared with city rivals inter since 1947, and was expected to be renovated in the years to come to keep it in line with the elite modern stadia.
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The stadium at San Siro was named after the legendary Giuseppe Meazza!
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— Inter (@Inter_en) March 2, 2019
Reports in Repubblica (via ?sempremilan.com), however, say that ?Milan are sold on the idea of investing
Milan and Inter have decided, according to la Repubblica, to build a new stadium together, instead of renovating San Siro. The new stadium seats 60,000 to 65,000 spectators. The MetLife stadium in New York is mainly seen as an example, because it is used by two clubs. pic.twitter.com/mmEYoQRVKc
— AC Forza Milan/News (@ACForzaMilano) March 4, 2019
Central to the plans would be the sale of the naming rights, which are likely to be sold for around