Thierry Henry has underlined to Sky Sports that Daniel Ek stays totally dedicated to shopping for Arsenal however that the Kroenke household are but to reply to their provide.Ek, who was within the stands to watch Arsenal’s 3-1 win over Tottenham on Super Sunday, wrote to owner Stan Kroenke in May and made a bid of £1.8bn for the north London membership that continues to be on the desk.
The Spotify owner is assured Kroenke will hear to the provide – which he considers to be a compelling one – and has the complete backing of Henry and fellow Arsenal legends Patrick Vieira and Dennis Bergkamp.Henry, who received 4 main trophies together with two Premier League titles on the membership, revealed there is no dialogue in the intervening time however is adamant that an settlement could be reached whatever the Kroenkes’ stance that the membership is not on the market.
Patrick Vieira and Thierry Henry have joined Dennis Bergkamp in backing Ek’s bid to purchase Arsenal
“To give you the option to get there, you want to have somebody reply on the opposite facet,” Henry advised Monday Night Football. “It hasn’t occurred but, however we and he is right here to keep.
“So, let’s have a look at what is going on to occur. But for the second, we loved the win yesterday.
“There’s no dialogue in the intervening time and I really feel it is going to be a protracted course of. I mentioned this the final time I used to be on the present [in May]. How lengthy it is going to be, I do not truly know.
“But we’re right here to keep.”Henry beforehand acknowledged that Ek’s precedence is to re-establish Arsenal’s id – which the Frenchman feels has been misplaced beneath the Kroenkes – by handing energy again to the supporters and reintroducing individuals who know the membership’s traditions to the board.Arsenal’s all-time main scorer has mentioned probably utilizing a “golden-share” scheme, which might give supporter teams the facility to reject board selections.Speaking to Sky Sports in May, Henry mentioned: “I do know lots of people wished to hear about [the takeover].
Daniel Ek, Spotify co-founder and CEO, says he has been an Arsenal fan since childhood
“It is true. Daniel is an Arsenal fan, he did not say it for any publicity. He is an Arsenal fan for a really very long time.”He already – I’ll offer you one thing – reached out [to the Kroenkes] and already mentioned himself that he had collected the funds to be sure that he can put in an excellent bid.”They now want to hear. Lots of people have been screaming that they need the owner out. We try to provide an answer involving the followers and getting the DNA of the membership again.”There wants to be a dialogue, however he reached out.”He added: “I believe it is going to be lengthy and never straightforward – if it does ever occur. One factor that I would like to reiterate is that Daniel won’t transfer away, he shall be there ready to see if they need to promote.”That is going to take a really very long time, we all know what we would like to do, however at the beginning we want to be sure that we will take over, if they’re listening.”