The Spotify owner is advancing on his curiosity in taking on the north London membership and has the previous striker’s backing
Thierry Henry has confirmed Daniel Ek has approached Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke to talk about shopping for the membership.
The Spotify owner has proven curiosity in taking possession of Arsenal after followers protested towards Kroenke within the wake of the Super League debacle.
Ek has the assist of Henry and fellow former Gunners stars Patrick Vieira and Dennis Bergkamp and says he has secured the funds to finance a bid.
What has been mentioned?
Henry admits it is not going to be straightforward for Ek to persuade the present house owners to hand over Arsenal, however insists the billionaire is not going to hand over.
“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,” the previous Gunners star mentioned on Sky Sports.
“He already reached out [to the Kroenkes] and already mentioned himself that he had collected the funds to make it possible for he can put in bid.
“They now want to hear. Lots of people have been screaming that they need the owner out. We are attempting to provide an answer involving the followers and getting the DNA of the membership back.
“There wants to be a dialogue, however he reached out. I believe it’s going to be lengthy and never straightforward – if it does ever occur. One factor that I need to reiterate is that Daniel is not going to transfer away, he might be there ready to see if they need to promote.
“That goes to take a really very long time, we all know what we would like to do, however initially we want to make it possible for we are able to take over, if they’re listening.”
Ek wants to restore ‘Arsenal DNA’
Henry has already spoken to Arsenal followers about the prospect of Ek taking on and is satisfied he can get the membership stepping into the precise course once more.
“He approached us, we listened to him,” he added.
“When we knew initially that he wished to contain the followers, we truly met the Arsenal Supporters Trust and informed them what we wished to do.
“We need to bring them back on board, being a part of the conferences, realizing what’s occurring since you want to put the DNA back into the membership.
“But he wants to reinject the Arsenal DNA, the identification that for me is lengthy gone. You do not have Arsenal folks there among the many board that may present the precise course.”