Goodbye Aguirre, Hello New Stadium?

The Chargers say not so fast

For years the Chargers blamed City Attorney Mike Aguirre for blocking their efforts to get a new stadium. But don't expect a deal any time soon, the Union Tribune reported Thursday.

The Chargers say the soaring costs of financing and materials make it almost impossible to replace Qualcomm. The team has a lease with the city through 2020 to play at the stadium. They can relocate by paying off about $55 million in city debt, starting in February. 

There's another road block. The four new council members who will be sworn in next month are against a public subsidy. That means the team would have to privately finance a new stadium.

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