African billionaire looking to buy Arsenal

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote, who is the founder and the owner of the Dangote Group, and is the 67th richest man in the world (the richest businessman in Africa), has spoken of his desire to buy Arsenal in the near future.

Dangote, who is believed to have been a Gooner since the 1980’s, was quoted telling the BBC: “There were a couple of us who were rushing to buy, and we thought with the prices then, the people who were interested in selling were trying to go for a kill [speaking about a previous attempt of his to buy the club]. We backtracked, because we were very busy doing other things, especially our industrialisation. When we get this refinery on track, I will have enough time and enough resources to pay what they are asking for.”

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