A fresh update on Daniel Ek’s interest in purchasing Arsenal Football Club has emerged.
Spotify owner eyes up Arsenal
In the aftermath of the Arsenal fan protest against owners KSE, Spotify founder Daniel Ek, back in April, threw his hat into the ring regarding a potential takeover of the Gunners.
As a kid growing up, I’ve cheered for @Arsenal as long as I can remember. If KSE would like to sell Arsenal I’d be happy to throw my hat in the ring.
— Daniel Ek (@eldsjal) April 23, 2021
He was believed to have been joined by Arsenal legends Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and Patrick Vieira in his bid to buy the club.
This, though, was followed by Ek confirming in May that Arsenal’s owners had turned down his bid:
Following reports today I want to correct the record with attached statement pic.twitter.com/CzfF0Y76K4
— Daniel Ek (@eldsjal) May 15, 2021
The proposal was believed to have been worth a fee in the region of £1.8bn, with little having subsequently been made of the Kroenkes’ decision to stand firm.
Daniel Ek to bid for Arsenal again?
As mentioned above, however, a fresh update on the situation has now emerged.
And Ek does not appear to have given up hope of buying Arsenal just yet.
According to the Daily Mail, the Spotify founder is preparing to increase his offer for Arsenal, with the new proposal expected to be worth more than £2bn:
— MailOnline Sport (@MailSport) June 8, 2021
This article was edited by Conor Laird.
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