Dangote vows to sack Wenger if he buys Arsenal FC
Africa;s richest being, Aliko Dangote, says he would relieve Arsenal membership manager, Arsene Wenger of his job, should he buys the football membership.
Dangote spoke in an interview with Bloomberg, of his want to personal the club dates back to the mid-Nineteen Eighties.
Dangote mentioned he’ll consider making an offer as soon as the construction of his $ eleven billion oil refinery in Lagos is completed.
“the first thing i would change is the show. He has carried out a excellent job, but anyone else will have to additionally are trying his success,” he stated.
Stan Kroenke, American billionaire, is Arsenal’s biggest shareholder, controlling sixty seven p.c of the soccer club.
prior in the 12 months, Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov, who holds a 30 p.c stake, sought to buy out Kroenke’s stake in an offer that valued Arsenal at an estimated $ 2.6 billion.
Dangote mentioned he’s confident that the best supply will persuade Kroenke and Usmanov to promote their shares to him.
“if they get the fitting offer, I’m sure they might walk away. anyone will provide them a proposal in order to make them significantly believe walking away. And once we end the refinery, i feel we will be able to be ready to do that,” Dangote said.
Wenger, the longest and most successful Arsenal manager having spent 21 years, given that his appointment to the north London membership in 1996, has gained three ultimate League titles and seven FA Cup trophies.
In may, He signed and agreed a 2-12 months maintain the club which keeps him in Emirate Stadium till 2019 despite calls by way of lovers for him to step down.