Aliko Dangote, Nigerian billionaire, told buying Arsenal will cost him £2 billion

Aliko Dangote, Nigerian billionaire, told buying Arsenal will cost him £2 billion

- Aliko Dangote will have to offer £2 billion for him to buy Arsenal

- The Nigerian billionaire has made his intention known to buy the Gunners

- Dangote stated that he will be going for Arsenal in the year 2021

Business mogul Aliko Dangote has been told that he will have to offer the sum of £2 billion for the possibility of him to buy Premier League giants Arsenal.

Aliko Dangote who is known as the richest person in Africa has for the past few years shown interest and desire to acquire the ownership of Premier League side Arsenal.

According to the report on UK Mirror, Aliko Dangote is currently focusing on other projects and he is planning to submit a massive bid for Arsenal in the coming year.

In January this year, Aliko Dangote made it clear that he has the intention of becoming the owner of Arsenal and he will be prioritizing his desire possibly in the year 2021.

"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,'' Dangote explained.

Arsenal is currently being owned by American billionaire Stan Kroenke and there has not been any report whether the 72-year-old wants to sell the Gunners.

Bob Ratcliffe who is the brother of one of British's richest men Jim explained that it will cost anyone the sum of £2 billion to buy Premier League teams in top six.

Years back, Bob and his brother were interested in buying Chelsea before they ended up buying French side Nice.

While talking with the Financial Times' Business of Football submit, he made it clear what is required for the take over of any top six club.

But Arsenal are currently not in the top six on the Premier League standings as they are occupying 10th position on the table after 27 games played so far.

The Gunners recently crashed out of the Europa League competition and they must fight this term if they want to campaign in next season's Champions League.

Earlier, had reported how Lucas Torreira could possibly be out of the season after he suffered a horrific broken ankle on Wednesday night, March 5, during their FA Cup clash with Portsmouth, The Sun reports.

The 24-year-old was replaced immediately and may now be out of action for the rest of the season. Result of the scan on his leg shows a fracture with and the player was spotted leaving Fratton Park in crutches on Thursday morning.

Source: Yen Newspaper

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