African Billionaire, Dangote wants to buy Arsenal and dismiss Wenger
The Nigerian billionaire, Aliko Dangote has announced about his wish to buy Arsenal, London and fire the head coach Arsene Wenger.
“The first thing I would change is the coach. Wenger did an excellent job, but someone else must try his luck, “the businessman is sure.
The Nigerian billionaire has no doubt that he will be able to agree on buying the club with other shareholders – the American Stan Kronke (owns 67%) and the Russian Alisher Usmanov (30%).
“If they get the right offer, I’m sure they will leave. We will make an offer that will make them really think about leaving. And then we will finish everything, I think we will succeed, ” – the billionaire stressed.
Arsen Wenger can be dismissed in 2018
Wenger has been training Arsenal since 1996. The Gunners have become champions of England three times and won the Cup and the Super Cup of the country seven times since that moment. In the season-2016/2017 the club fans were for specialist’s resignation more than once. In particular, they believed that Wenger would not be able to lead the team to victory in European championships.
Aliko Dangote is one of the richest businessmen in Africa.
He is the owner of the Dangote Group company, operating in Nigeria and West Africa. He is an ardent supporter of the President Olusegun Obasanjo regime and the ruling People’s Democratic Party. The The company is engaged in the sale of most of the consumer goods in Nigeria. It got its leadership thanks to Aliko Dangote’s political ties.
Dangote Group company owns a number of the country’s largest enterprises, including the Dangote Sugar Purification Plant.
The Group is cement, it’s the food industry and telecommunications. Dangote Group is an investment in textiles, banks, oil, gas. The biggest Nigerian holding provides thousands of well-paid jobs.
Bloomberg estimates the Dangote fortune at 11.1 billion dollars.
The businessman has remained a modest and hardworking person despite his fabulous wealth and fame. He knows for sure that the main essence of business is people’s happiness and not the money making.
Aliko is the father of three daughters: Maria, Halima and Fatima.