Over the years the there’s been rumors that Aliko Dangote was allegedly interested in buying English North London PL team Aresnal but it wasn’t confirmed yet until today.
So the Africa’s richest man, Dangote, say he will consider buying another top football club if Premiership club Arsenal won’t be sold to him.
_Dangote says he will consider buying another top football club if Arsenal won’t be sold to him_
He says he’ll make a move only after he has completed one of the world’s biggest oil refineries in Lagos. Aliko Dangote is also a die hard fans of the English Football club.
_Dangote says he will consider buying another top football club if Arsenal won’t be sold to him._
According to him, after the building of refinery in Lagos, the company will have excessive cash to spend around.
“By the time we’ve finished, we’ll be a $30bn company in terms of revenue,” he said in an interview with Bloomberg TV at the New Economy Forum in Singapore. “We’ll have an excess amount of cash to start playing around with.”
“I’m very attached to Arsenal but if he won’t sell, I might have to change,” said Dangote, 61 years old and worth $11.1bn. “I’m very much a fan of football. I’ll like to have a club. I don’t have to own Arsenal.”
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