Saint-Éttiene, candidate to host 2023 Europa League final
The city of Saint-Étienne has applied to host the 2022-23 Europa League final. The mayor of the city, Gaël Perdriau, has announced through his social media.
The French Football Federation (FF) has now sent the documentation to UEFA so that they take into consideration the French city's application, which aims to make itself known through a football event of this magnitude.
The stadium where the match would be played is the Geoffroy-Guichard stadium, built in 1931 and home to the city's team, AS Saint-Éttiene of Ligue 1. The stadium can hold 42,000 fans and was a host for Euro 2016 in France.
This season the Europa League final will take place in Gdansk, and the next one in 2020-21 will take place at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán in Seville. It is still unknown who the host will be for the 2022 final while Saint-Étienne is the only place to communicate their desire to host the 2023 edition.