The richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, has introduced that he’ll attempt to purchase Arsenal in 2021.
The Nigerian billionaire has has long been associated with a move for the Gunnersowned by American billionaire Stan Kroenke as a part of Kroenke Sports activities & Leisure (KSE).
"It’s a workforce that I want to use sometime, however I hold saying immediately that we now have initiatives value $ 20 billion. I actually wish to deal with that." Dangote told the David Rubenstein Show,
"I'm attempting to complete the corporate, and after we're accomplished, perhaps we will do it in 2021.
"I’m not shopping for an arsenal proper now, I’m shopping for arsenal when I’ve accomplished all of those initiatives as a result of I’m attempting to take the corporate to the subsequent degree."
KSE has just lately been criticized by Arsenal followers. The workforce struggled to problem on the prime of the Premier League and didn’t qualify for the Champions League.
Nevertheless, KSE director Josh Kroenke said they were committed Arsenal to return to the highest degree.
"Our ambitions are silverware" he said, "Cutlery and trophies. I feel the whole lot else shouldn’t be a hit.
"There are specific issues that it is advisable to do to put the groundwork to attain these targets, and I feel we've accomplished this previously 12 to 14 months.
"Loads has occurred from our trainers to our administration. I’m very glad that these foundations are rising and taking form to construct a profitable future for Arsenal."