Everton chief executive
"All our efforts during 2018 will be focused on meeting this challenging but achievable target",
"We are moving ever nearer to securing a significant proportion of the funding we will need to build the stadium.
"That funding target has escalated significantly and has occupied much of our efforts of the past 12 months.
"It's a challenge that has always had the full support of Liverpool City Council and throughout 2017, we have been totally committed to finding a funding arrangement that works for the club and the city."
Sam Allardyce asked on Football Focus if he is glad he has returned to club football: 'Only because it's Everton. I was offered other jobs but this one was too good to turn down.' #EFC— Ell Bretland (@EllBretland) December 30, 2017
Specific details surrounding Everton's new stadium are still under wraps, with no confirmation on the size of the planned structure, although Elstone has declared he wants an "ambitious capacity".
The chief executive, who currently oversees things at Goodison Park, which currently houses 39,572 supporters, is adamant, however, that a