Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has expressed his desire to buy the English Premiership club, Arsenal which is currently owned by Kroenke Sports & Entertainment.
Aliko DangoteGCON (born 10 April 1957) is a Nigerian billionaire businessman, and the owner of the DangoteGroup, which has interests in commodities in Nigeria and other African countries. As of January 2020, he had an estimated net worth of US$10 billion.
Aliko Dangote who is currently ranked 136th richest person in the world by Forbes said his concentration is on completing his $20 worth of projects under construction, after which he will make an offer for the club.
“It is a team that, yes, I would like to buy someday. But what I keep saying today is we have $20 worth of projects and I think that is really what I want to concentrate on.”
“I am trying to finish building the company and then after we finish maybe sometime in 2021”, he said in an interview with Bloomberg.