Girona is reportedly considering a €20 million investment with the aim of hosting Champions League football next season.
Girona has emerged as a significant storyline in European football this season. They surpassed expectations under the management of Michel Sanchez. The team currently leads the La Liga table, one point ahead of Real Madrid.
While Girona has a realistic chance of winning the league this season, their primary goal is to secure a top-four finish. That ensures qualification for the Champions League in the 2024-25 campaign. Currently, they hold an 11-point advantage over fifth-placed Athletic Club with 17 matchdays remaining.
While it’s not guaranteed that Girona will secure Champions League football, the club’s leadership is making preparations for this potential scenario. Even though their Montilivi stadium can currently host matches, albeit not at full capacity, plans are reportedly being formulated to ensure it meets UEFA requirements.
The implementation of these plans is anticipated to commence promptly. Construction of stands is planned for two areas of the stadium (Preferente and Gol Nord). The entire project estimated to cost around €20 million.
These are indeed exciting times for Girona. Achieving Champions League football would also be a monumental accomplishment. They aspire to have a stadium that befits the competition by the start of next season’s installment.