Spotify’s Billionaire CEO Daniel Ek says he is ‘very critical’ and has ‘secured the funds’ to purchase Arsenal from the Kroenkes, as he claims to be a ‘fan for 30 years’ (however does not even comply with them on Twitter!)
- Daniel Ek has reiterated his ambition to purchase Arsenal from proprietor Stan Kroenke
- American billionaire says he has been a fan of the Gunners for the reason that age of eight
- He needs the house owners to ‘hear him out’ regardless of Kroenke’s refusal to promote the membership
- Ek, who’s value £3.4billion, is ready to make them a suggestion of £1.8bn
- He seldom posts concerning the membership on Twitter and does not comply with their account
Daniel Ek says he has secured the funds to launch his bid to purchase Arsenal and spoken of his want to deliver the glory days again to the membership.
Spotify proprietor and co-founder Ek revealed his plans to attempt to purchase his boyhood membership from Stan Kroenke and is decided to check the American billionaire’s resolve regardless of the Arsenal proprietor’s insistence that he has no intention of promoting.
Talking for the primary posting a tweet about his curiosity final Friday, Swedish billionaire Ek instructed CNBC: ‘I have been an Arsenal fan since I used to be 8 years outdated. Arsenal is my workforce. I dwell the historical past, the gamers, and naturally I really like the followers.
Spotify proprietor and co-founder Daniel Ek has spoken about his plans to purchase Arsenal
Ek, who’s value round £3.4billion, was grilled on CNBC about his ambition to purchase Arsenal
‘In order I have a look at that I simply see an amazing alternative to set an actual imaginative and prescient for the membership, to deliver it again to its glory.
‘I wish to set up belief with the followers and interact the followers once more. So, I am very critical. I’ve secured the funds for it and I wish to deliver what I believe is a really compelling supply to the house owners and I hope they hear me out.’
Ek, who’s value round £3.4bn, is able to make a suggestion of £1.8bn for the north Londoners.
However he does not even comply with Arsenal’s Twitter account and infrequently posts about his favorite workforce on the social platform.
Kroenke and his director son Josh outlined their not-for-sale stance in a press release on Tuesday however Ek mentioned: ‘As I began out saying I have been a fan for 30 years of this membership and I definitely did not anticipate this might occur in a single day and I am ready that this could possibly be an extended journey.
Ek has enlisted Dennis Bergkamp, Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira (left to proper) to assist his bid
Present Arsenal proprietor Stan Kroenke has reaffirmed his stance on not promoting the soccer membership
Ek has hardly ever tweeted about Arsenal and does not comply with the membership’s official account
‘All I can do is put together what I believe is a really considerate supply, deliver it to them and hope they hear me out.
‘I simply deal with the membership, the followers and I deal with making an attempt to deliver the membership again to glory and I am initially a fan.
‘That is a very powerful factor for me and I need the membership to do higher. That is my major curiosity.’
Arsenal followers protested in opposition to Kroenke’s operating of the membership after the Tremendous League saga