Manchester City have been given the go-ahead by the local council to sell naming rights for the City of Manchester stadium, according to the Daily
The ‘ok’ from the council will open the opportunity up for a significant earning potential for the owner Sheikh Mansour, which may help them meet UEFA’s new Financial Fair Play criteria.
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If Man City go on to sell naming rights, they will follow in the footsteps of Arsenal (Emirates Stadium), Bolton (Reebok Stadium), and Stoke City (Britannia Stadium).
According to data from SPORT+MARKT, Germany still leads in the number of stadium naming rights deals, with 23, Holland have 18, and England currently have nine.