By Nick Callow For The Mail On Sunday
Published: 22:31 BST, 1 May 2021 | Updated: 23:48 BST, 1 May 2021
Arsenal are for sale just days after Stan Kroenke insisted he would not entertain any offers for the club.
Swedish Spotify billionaire Daniel Ek last week threw his hat into the ring and said he is preparing a bid for control of Arsenal.
And word on the international investment circuit is that Arsenal have effectively been on the market — for about two years.
The Mail on Sunday understands it is less then two years since Kroenke’s Denver-based holding company Kroenke Sports and Entertainment (KSE) received an approach from an international financial consortium.
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Rather than rebuff talks, as previously had been the case with the Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov and Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote, the interested party were told KSE would entertain bids in the region of £1.7billion. A deal could not be made on that occasion but it did show that