Most of us who love football and see our club owners taking one terrible decision after another often wish we could cobble enough cash together to buy the team and run it as it ought to be run. If you’re Aliko Dangote and you’re worth $15bn, it’s more than just a dream.
The Nigerian, Africa’s richest man, has revealed he still has ambitions about buying the English club one day. He already tried once, in 2010, but that deal did not materialise. He told Bloomberg that he plans on another bid.
“I still hope, one day at the right price, that I’ll buy the team.