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Manchester City: Fans react to new £300m stadium plans

Manchester City: Fans react to new £300m stadium plans

Alongside the Etihad Stadium, Manchester City are working on plans to build a brand new ground inside the campus – rumoured to cost an estimated £300m.

According to the Sun, The Blues have reportedly been given the go-ahead by Manchester City Council to start planning for the project – which is to build a state-of-the-art 21,000-seater on the Etihad Campus.

The venue, according to reports, will host many prestigious events such as concerts, NBA games and UFC showdowns along with standard football matches.

According to recent estimates, City’s new stadium plans, will take close to three years to finish – should approval for its construction be granted.

However, a section of the public that is not too pleased are private business owners – who claim the new ground, built inside the £200m Etihad Campus, could take away potential custom from them.

But how have City fans reacted to the news? This is what some have had to say:

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