Africa's richest man,
The 62-year-old is has been the richest man in Africa for a number of years and has said he will look to launch a takeover of Arsenal once his non-football investments are wrapped up. Arsenal fans are frustrated with the lack of involvement by the current owner,
Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man (worth $10.1B, as of right now) says he will buy Arsenal in 2021 when he has finished construction of one of the worlds largest oil refineries in Nigeria. The refinery is set to turnover billions of dollars in profits.— Arteta SZN (@NorthBankView) January 13, 2020
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"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 Bloomberg.
"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."
The Gunners have found themselves falling short in the market as compared to the other top six teams, and only this season broke their transfer record by spending