Aliko Dangote, who is currently the richest man in Africa has revealed his undying interest to buy Premier League big club Arsenal. According to the successful entrepreneur, the move is not now but sometime in 2021.
Aliko Dangote is one of Arsenal’s most passionate fans around the world. He has been initially linked with the purchase of the club from Stan Kroenke, a deal if possible could cost over $4 billion.
While speaking with David Rubenste in a show in America, Dangote who’s currently building a gigantic refinery in Lagos State reaffirmed his interest to buy the North London club no matter what happens.
“I’m not buying Arsenal right now, I’m buying Arsenal when I finish all these projects, because I’m trying to take the company to the next level,” Aliko Dangote said.
Nigerian business magnate Aliko Dangote has reiterated his intention to buy Arsenal Football Club in 2021.
“I’m not buying Arsenal right now, I’m buying Arsenal when I finish all these projects,because I’m trying to take the company to the next level.” pic.twitter.com/kFTANQQ8Iv
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“We will go after Arsenal from 2020, even if somebody buys, we will still go after it.”
“It is a team that yes I would like to buy someday. 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 finish, maybe sometime in 2021 we can,” Aliko Dangote said