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So I haven’t dropped anything since that 3-1 win against Hull. It would have been more and all but then I can’t move past the performance of our guys that day.
It was just pure orgasm.
Football at its best, the way the players moved about without efforts, loads of sexy passes from Santi, Ozil, Ramsey, Alexis, virtually the whole team, even Ospina.lol
[quote font_size=”20″ bcolor=”#dd3333″ arrow=”yes” align=”left”]Speaking earlier this week, Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote claims he still harbours hopes of one day buying Arsenal.[/quote]Anyways, I’ll move on to what I have for you guys today before I get hooked on that performance. There has been news flying around that we might be getting a new owner soon or should I say a new majority share holder. That person is no other than Nigerian Business man Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the richest man on the African continent.
It’s amazing isn’t it, to think an African, my fellow country man would even have ambitions of one day owning Arsenal or buying major shares there. Just the thought of it has got my mind racing from here to the Emirates and back.
Speaking earlier this week, Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote claims he still harbours hopes of one day buying Arsenal.
The Nigerian has an estimated fortune of 15billion US dollars (£10.4billion) and is reported to have wanted to buy into the Gunners when former director Lady Nina Bracewell-Smith was selling her shares in 2010. I am so sure they used ojoro *a term for cheating in Nigeria* to sell her shares to Kroenke simply because they didn’t want an African man to have it.
Arsenal’s current majority shareholder is American tycoon Stan Kroenke, who remains committed to the Barclay’s Premier League club for the long-term. Uzbek magnate Alisher Usmanov controls around 30 per cent and has also expressed no desire to offload any of his stock.
Nevertheless Dangote, whose business interests include cement, sugar, flour and oil, remains keen to become part owner of the Emirates Stadium club sometime in the future.
Speaking to Bloomberg, he said: ‘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.’
When would that be ehn!? When is the right time?
The 58 year old Dangote who is ranked 67th by Forbes and has an estimated fortune of 15billion US dollars (£10.4billion), though, added no imminent bid was in the pipeline.
‘We have 16billion dollars-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,’ he said.
Arsenal beat Hull 3-1 on Monday night to give themselves a good chance to finish second behind Premier League champions Chelsea, and will face Aston Villa in the FA Cup final at Wembley on May 30.
Dangote, however, suggested Arsene Wenger’s side should be achieving more.
He added: ”(Wenger) needs to change his style a bit. They need new direction”.
Is it just me or that sounds like someone who would make firing Wenger the first point of call when or if he gets to take over.
Say anything you like but I for one feel it would be really cool to have my fellow countryman on the board at the emirates oooh.. maybe he would give me free tickets?? just maybe..lol
But let’s look at it, what if he actually gets to own Arsenal one day? Would he be the Abrahamovich type? Inject money into the team and fire at will or would he just maintain the structure that’s there already??
We can only just play scenes in our head till it happens, or not. lol