Public consultations have started over Manchester City's planned 21,000-seater arena

23 October 2019

Photo: Getty Images Kevin De Bruyne walking to the corner of Etihad Stadium during Manchester City's Champions League match against Atalanta.

Manchester City and the American Oak View Group are looking to build a new arena with 21,000 seats near the Etihad Stadium.

According to the Sun, the plans for the arena have already been drawn and talks with the public have started.

Jesper Elkjær Jensen

Last week consultations with the public started over Manchester City's proposed new 21,000-seater arena, the Sun reports.

Manchester City's owner, City Football Group, and the American company Oak View Group, a US arena operator, are working together on the project, which will host a variety of events.

The arena will be placed near the Etihad Stadium as part of the Etihad Campus.

According to the Sun, the arena project already has the full support of the Manchester City Council and the majority of the surrounding residents.

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