I think he wants a stadium, but only on the friendliest of terms.Jonathan Kraft has spoken about this repeatedly. A quick google search will give you quotes and details.
I’m weird in that I believe people when they state something unprompted over and over again.
Based on media reports, the club was near a deal on the Bayside Expo property, but couldn't close a deal with an abutting property owner and was dealing with dysfunctional state university. I think they were close enough to indicate the team wants a stadium, but doesn't want to spend a penny more than they think is necessary.