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Dangote may buy Arsenal in 2021

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Aliko Dangote
Aliko Dangote remains the richest African alive as of 2020.

Aliko Dangote has renewed his desire to buy the English Premier League side, Arsenal.

In a recent chat, Dangote said he might be buying the football club in 2021 after completing the current project on his hands in 2020.

Africa’s richest man told David Rubenstein during a TV Show on Bloomberg, that he has $20billion worth of projects to be completed before taking on the bid to buy the Arsenal Football Club.

It is a team that, yes, I would like to buy someday, but what I keep saying is we have $20bn worth of projects and that’s what I want to concentrate on.

Stan Kroenke owns Arsenal
Stan Kroenke, an American billionaire is currently the owner of Arsenal FC.

“I’m trying to finish building the company and then after we finish, maybe sometime in 2021 we can.

“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,” he said.

In 2015, Dangote, who is worth $10 billion, first declared his intention to buy Arsenal, which is presently owned by an American billionaire, Stan Kroenke.

Currently, the billionaire is presently constructing a refinery in Lekki, Lagos State, Nigeria.