Everton legends have hailed the ambition of the Club following a first visit to the new stadium site at Bramley-Moore Dock.
Former Blues midfielder Peter Reid and ex-winger Kevin Sheedy were given a tour of the £500m waterfront build, along with Club ambassadors Graham Stuart and Ian Snodin.
And Reid admitted he was blown away by the scale of the development, which has seen the four corners rise into the Liverpool skyline within a year of work commencing.
The ex-England midfielder said: “It’s sensational now, never mind when it’s done, and I can’t believe how big it is.
“Goodison Park has been a great stadium for Everton for more than 100 years, but the old lady isn’t getting any younger and I just can’t wait for this to be finished because it’s magnificent.
“It’s going to be a great Premier League stadium and the supporters will absolutely love it.”
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The former players spent two hours on site, where they toured the northern edge of the development.
The two north corners are now at their full 25m height in preparation for steelwork, which will eventually raise the overall height of the stadium to just below 45m when the roof is finally in situ.
Stuart added: “It’s a pleasure to be here and it’s looking really, really well. The previous time I came down to the site, we were still draining the dock.
“Back then, it was very hard to put into perspective what was going to happen, but now we have the four corners up and it is really starting to take shape.
“The fact the roof will be nearly twice the height of the concrete structure gives you an idea of the enormity and I just can’t wait.
“Everyone here has worked so hard, it’s all going to plan and the location is spot on. It’s what we’ve always wanted: a fantastic new stadium, right on the dock, and it’s going to be an incredible sight.”