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Dangote keen on buying Arsenal


Africa’s richest man and President of Dangote group, Aliko Dangote told Bloomberg that he is keen on buying Arsenal football club. He said though his first attempt failed, he has not given up hope of buying the club. He said he has a new strategy that will enable him buy the club at a price the club owners cannot resist.

According to him, ‘I still hope one day at the right price that I will buy the team. I might buy it, not at a ridiculous price but a price that the owners won’t want to resist. I know my strategy.’

Dangote is a fan of Arsenal. He said ‘we have $16bn worth of investments in the next few years. Right now I want to take my own business to a certain level. Once I finish on that trajectory, then maybe an offer will follow. Dangote believes that Arsene Wenger is a good coach but need to change his tactics for the club to move forward.