African richest and Nigerian number one has finally made up his mind on buying English Football league Arsenal this year 2020.
Dangote with the current worth of about $10 billion USD has been linked with the purchase of the club worth from Stan Kroenke , a deal that is worth over $4 billion USD.
In an interview with David Rubenste on a show in America , the 62-year-old business mogul gave Nigerian Arsenal fans a sigh of relief after re-establishing his interest in taking over the purchase of the North London side.
“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 , ”
“We will go after Arsenal from 2020 , even if somebody buys , we will still go after it.” Dangote also disclosed he is into multi-billion projects that may not allow him to make bid for the purchase of the Premier League giants. “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 , ”