Speaking in an interview with Italian newspaper La Repubblica (via LazioNews24) yesterday, the 43-year-old Italian politician spoke about Biancocelesti president Claudio Lotito’s Stadio Flaminio project.
At the moment, we have received proposals of interest from S.S. Lazio, who in turn have launched a study and are making inspections to understand how they could possibly use the stadium in a way that is compatible with the constraints and existing rules, to adapt it as a modern stadium.
Lotito sees the Stadio Flaminio as Lazio’s possible ‘stadium’ of the future, wanting it to become a state-of-the-art facility that can also provide new streams of revenue for the club.
The Biancocelesti president wants to raise the capacity to 40,000 but must follow a 20-point list of requirements sent by the City of Rome, which could prove problematic.
Work is currently underway to assess the feasibility of the project, but Lotito is keen, wanting to move out of the city-owned Stadio Olimpico.
Intercity rivals Roma are also working on finding a new home stadium, finding themselves in a position similar to Lazio.