Everton are moving closer to securing a historic deal that would take them away from Goodison Park and into a new stadium on the banks of the Mersey.

The club are looking to move from Goodison in which would be possibly the biggest move forward in the clubs recent history.

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Though loved my many, the stadium has become the biggest element that is holding the club back from achieving a much higher revenue to compete with the top six.

Talks of a move to Liverpool’s waterfront is now hotting up, with Lindsey Ashworth, development director at Liverpool Waters for Peel telling the Liverpool Echo:

We’re optimistic we will agree heads of terms to allow a state-of-the-art football stadium at the northern end of the Liverpool Waters.

“We’re pushing forward with it, the council are helping, and I think we’ll get to a conclusion. A good one. Hopefully in the near future

Lindsey also suggested that a possible commonwealth bid could go in conjunction with the stadium.

With rumours rife of a move to the docks and Evertonians cautious following past failed stadium moves, there is a sense that the deal is moving ever close to becoming a reality.

Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson has also thrown fuel on the fire on social media, hinting regularly that Everton fans will finally see themselves sat in a new state-of-the-art stadium in the near future.