Amazon is emerging as real contenders to become the main sponsor of the Tottenham stadium.
Spurs have yet to reach a naming rights agreement for their £ 1 billion stadium and Sportsmail understands that the world-renowned technology firm has shown substantial interest in this potential partnership.
While any deal is far from complete, especially given the financial uncertainty caused by the coronavirus crisis, sources say Amazon has now entered the equation.
Amazon has emerged as claiming to be the main sponsor of Tottenham stadium
Since opening, the £ 1 billion site has simply been known as Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
There are, however, a number of other interested parties, including the sportswear giant Nike.
Amazon already has strong ties to Tottenham having spent the season filming at the club for their next behind-the-scenes documentary All or nothing.
President Daniel Levy thinks he can get up to £ 25 million a season over at least 10 years for the naming rights agreement, which would be the most lucrative stadium agreement of its kind in the city. ‘history.
Sportswear giant Nike, which is the kit maker of Spurs, is also another interested party.
The global appeal of the Premier League and the Champions League is an obvious attraction for companies interested in partnering with the Spurs.
The fact that the facility is also used to host NFL games, as well as various other high profile sporting and social events, makes naming rights much more tempting.
Tottenham’s progress in trying to obtain a set of naming rights is delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
President Daniel Levy thinks he can get up to £ 25 million a season for naming rights deal
Levy and the club are concerned that they may not be able to reach the transaction level they are looking for given the current financial climate.
Amazon, however, certainly has the financial power to respond to Tottenham’s valuation as it emerged that the value of the business reached £ 1.1 trillion on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, Tottenham has become the first Premier League club to host a coronavirus test operation at their stadium.
Tottenham set up coronavirus testing facilities behind £ 1 billion stadium
Club handed stadium over to NHS, which is currently testing staff
The 62,000-seat arena opened to patients on Tuesday after it was turned into an NHS facility.
The stadium’s underground parking lot is used as a test site for North Middlesex University Hospital staff, their families and their dependents.
Seventy tests will be performed per day, with 10 nurses on site five days a week.