Aliko Dangote hints at buying Arsenal Football Club next year 
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Aliko Dangote hints at buying Arsenal Football Club next year 

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The world’s richest black person and Nigerian billionaire, Aliko Dangote, has revealed his plans to buy Arsenal Football Club.

Dangote who is worth more than £8.5billion has been planning for a long time to take over from the current owner, Stan Kroenke.

Recall he previously promised a takeover bid in 2020, but with his Dangote Refinery still under construction, he has moved the date back to 2021.

‘It is a team that, yes, I would like to buy some day, but what I keep saying is we have $20billion worth of projects and that’s what I really want to concentrate on,’ Dangote told the David Rubenstein Show.

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‘I’m trying to finish building the company and then after we finish, maybe some time 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.’

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