FC Metz start Stade Saint-Symphorien stand redevelopment

FC Metz begin rebuilding work on Stade Saint-Symphorien

Tuesday 4th June 2019

French side FC Metz have started renovation work on the Stade Saint-Symphorien.

The stadium’s south stand is to be demolished and completely re-built, increasing the stadium’s capacity by 4,500 to a total of 30,000.

The re-build will cost around €60m and is due to be completed in time for the start of the 2020/2021 season. Once work has been completed on the south stand, the club plan to fill in the adjacent corners, with this work estimated to take an extra year.

The club originally announced their plans (and some artists' impressions on Twitter:

They're also posting regular updates on the demolition work, so it's worth giving them a follow to keep up-to-date with progress:

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