Manchester United are in discussions over the major redevelopment of Old Trafford

Old Trafford’s capability may rise to 80,000 with Man United in talks over major enchancment stadium work for first time in 15 years with growth of the Sir Bobby Charlton Stand a precedence

  • The major redevelopment may see Old Trafford’s capability improve to 80,000
  • Man United stadium as an entire has not had important growth since 2006
  • Fans have criticised the floor in current years over points together with leaks 
  • Meanwhile, Arsenal, Man City and Tottenham have all moved into new grounds

Manchester United have opened discussions on a major redevelopment of Old Trafford that might see the stadium’s capability improve to 80,000. 

The membership has usually come below hearth from followers over the lack of enhancements to the stadium and points together with leaks from the roof of the Sir Bobby Charlton Stand. 

The growth is not going to solely concentrate on the stadium with United additionally eager to discover totally different concepts for enchancment of the complete footprint round the floor. 

Despite being England’s greatest membership floor at 74,140, Old Trafford as an entire has  not had important growth since 2006. 

Manchester United have opened discussions on a major redevelopment of Old Trafford

Meanwhile, United’s Premier League rivals Arsenal, Manchester City and, most not too long ago, Tottenham have all moved into new grounds. 

Everton are the subsequent in line for a transfer after starting work on the 52,888-capacity Bramley-Moore Dock stadium that’s deliberate to open in 2024-25. 

Liverpool accomplished major work on the principal stand in 2016 and have plans to extend the capability of the Anfield Road finish in time for the 2023-24 season. 

Chelsea put a pin in an growth plan for Stamford Bridge following the political stand-off that prevented proprietor Roman Abramovich attending matches as a result of of visa points in 2018.

Everton have begun work on the new Bramley-Moore Stadium on Liverpool’s waterfront

United’s co-chairman Joel Glazer (proper) introduced the early-stage plans at a fan discussion board 

United co-chairman Joel Glazer is conscious of the stadium’s points and mentioned at a Fans Forum meeting on September 24 that ‘early-stage planning work’ for the redevelopment of Old Trafford and the Carrington coaching floor was underway.

Sportsmail reported earlier this month that the membership have been set to launch a seek for grasp architects with a view to modernising Old Trafford. An appointment to take a look at Carrington was mentioned to be imminent, with the stadium set to comply with. 

 No timescale has been placed on the course of however preliminary conferences have now taken place with a quantity of events, in accordance with BBC Sport.

Sir Bobby Charlton attends the unveiling of the South Stand renamed in his honour in 2016

The focus is the problem that the adjoining railway and homes past poses to the work

The concentrate on Old Trafford can be the ageing South Stand, renamed after Sir Bobby Charlton in 2016, and the problem that the value of constructing over the adjoining railway line and the impression on the homes past poses to any growth plans.

But enhancements in building supplies imply that the work may now be carried out with out that expense. 

The growth is believed to additionally look to boost the media and broadcast services, plus extra hospitality areas, which are regarded by the membership as important to make the project financially attainable. 


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