Old Trafford to be demolished?

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Manchester United are keen on enlarging their stadium, and reports claim United could demolish Old Trafford as part of their plans to revamp the stadium.

Old Trafford currently sits 74,140-capacity, but could now face a revamp which would increase its capacity.

The Glazers will try redeem their image among fans, after failing to improve the stadium over the years.

Old Trafford has been United’s home since 1910, and the Telegraph claims United have received three proposals to redevelop Old Trafford, one of which includes knocking down the 112-year-old stadium.

However, the big challenge of knocking down the stadium is that there won’t be an alternative venue in the city where United can play until the work is done.

Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium is definitely not an option, which means United could have a problem in doing a major overhaul at Old Trafford, that would allow United to build a new stadium that would rival Wembley, which can hold up to 90,000 fans.

MailOnline however reports that the Glazers favour another option which involves a rebuild of the South Stand, which would take Old Trafford’s capacity to above 80,000.