Senator Orji Uzor Kalu Set To Buy Arsenal - 35% Stake To Revive The Club - UK Reports
Nigerian billionaire Orji Kalu wishes to shop for a massive stake in Arsenal and "convey trophies returned" to the Emirates.
The 60-yr-old is looking to buy 35 in step with cent of the Gunners having made his fortune as a senator, businessman and newspaper owner.
Arsenal can no longer compete financially with the likes of Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool.
And that has been a component in their lack of fulfillment with their ultimate Premier League identify coming in 2004.
Since then trophies were few and a ways among, but Kalu desires to change that.
He has formerly helped a club dominate domestically having taken over Nigerian membership Enyimba FC.
"Our achievement with Enyimba FC between 2000-07 has continuously improved my passion for football," said Kalu.
"As the pillar of sports in Africa, I am considering an investment in football and I will purchase 35 in line with cent stake in Arsenal FC.
“Our goal is to lift the Champions League and EPL, and valuable funding as properly.
“Doing what you like and loving it's far where greatness lies. I want 35 according to cent of Arsenal to convey back trophies.”
Arsenal have a huge following in Nigeria that commenced when they signed Nwankwo Kanu in 1999.
And Kalu, who turned into freed from a 12-year jail sentence upon attraction in May, wants to strike up a powerful partnership between the Gunners and Enyimba.
“With Arsenal we are able to make Enyimba brilliant again with the strategic partnership we're packaging," he persevered.
“We shall turn it around to create a platform for greater of our expert gamers searching for worldwide publicity.[NewsNaira]