Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy has provided an update on the naming rights of the new 62,062 capacity seater stadium.
The club moved to deny reports that the new ground was set to be called the Nike stadium after Richard Keys claimed on his and Andy Gray’s show on beIN Sports that the American Sports giant was about to be confirmed as the stadium partner.
Levy confirmed in a meeting with the Tottenham Hotspur Supporter’s Trust that the club have not been in any discussion with Nike over a possible deal.
Spurs confirmed last year that they had agreed a fifteen year extension with Nike to be the club’s kit supplier.
The stadium must host two successful test events, with increasing levels of capacity, in order to earn a safety certificate from the local authority and are already scheduled for this month ahead of an official opening against either Brighton or Crystal Palace.
In the minutes released by the THST, an update was asked on the situation: “MG asked for an update on naming rights. DL [Daniel Levy] said none were in place as yet. The Club had never been in talks with Nike. Sponsoring stadiums is not what Nike do as a business
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