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Football: Barca bosses propose new stadium at Camp Nou site

Published on Jan 21, 2014 6:27 AM
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Barcelona president Sandro Rosell at a TV interview after the anouncement of the decision on a new stadium, in Barcelona on Jan 20, 2014. Rosell dismissed the idea of building a new stadium elsewhere in the Catalan city and instead proposed that the Spanish club build on the site of the Camp Nou. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

MADRID (AFP) - Barcelona president Sandro Rosell on Monday, Jan 20, 2014, dismissed the idea of building a new stadium elsewhere in the Catalan city and instead proposed that the Spanish club build on the site of the Camp Nou.

"The Board has unanimously decided to put the plan to build a new stadium on the structure of the Camp Nou to the shareholders," Rosell told a press conference.

"The option of building a new stadium in a new location has been ruled out... the final cost of the operation could jeopardise the club," said Rosell.

"The cost of going to Diagonal (the proposed new location) is very high, almost double," he said.

 
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