Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote has claimed he still plans to launch an Arsenal takeover bid – and hinted it could happen in 2021.
Dangote, 62, is Africa’s richest man and ranks at number 136 on the Forbes rich list, thanks to his 85% ownership of the publicly-traded Dangote Cement and stakes in publicly-traded salt, sugar and flour manufacturing companies.
The Arsenal fan has previously discussed his desire to one day buy the club from Stan Kroenke – and he has now placed a timeline on his plans.
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Speaking on the David Rubenstein Show in America, in an interview recorded in September, Dangote said: “It is a team that yes I would like to buy some day.
“But what I keep saying is we have $20billion worth of projects and that’s what I really want to concentrate on. I’m trying to finish building the company and then after we…
Source: Complete Sports