Why I Want To Buy Arsenal – Spotify Owner, Daniel Ek

The founder of Spotify, Daniel Ek, on Thursday disclosed why he wants to buy English Premier League side, Arsenal from its current American owners, Kroenke Sports & Entertainment.

According to Ek, ownership of Arsenal would present a “tremendous opportunity to set a real ambition for the club to bring it back to its glory.”

Ek stated this during an interview on Wednesday on the CNBC show, “Squawk on the Street”.

“I want to establish trust with fans and I want to engage with fans again,” said Ek.

He added: “I’ve secured the funds for it and I want to bring what I think is a very compelling offer to the owners. I hope they hear me out.”

Reminded that Kroenke has said that the club isn’t up for sale, Ek affirms that he is prepared for “a long journey,” saying that “All I can do is prepare what I think is a very thoughtful offer and bring it to them and hope they hear me out.”

This is coming at the time fans of the club showed dissatisfaction with the club owner, Stan Kroenke.

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