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Arsenal’s wealthy shareholder in court over defamation case

Hearings have opened between Arsenal’s multi-billionaire Alisher Usmanov and Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, a man who is alleged to have exposed the former for the transfer of lucrative assets to a charity foundation.
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Unusual trading at Arsenal sparks questions

The trading history on the NEX Exchange has shown some unusual activity regarding a £35,400 stake on two Arsenal shares just before news of Alisher Usmanov's £1bn bid broke.
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Which London club are currently undergoing a power struggle between their two main shareholders?

Alisher Usmanov reportedly met his close advisers on Wednesday, discussing the options going forward in his attempts to take control of Arsenal.

Arsenal legend makes surprise revelation about who he wants running the club

Arsenal legendary goalkeeper Bob Wilson, who made over 300 club appearances in eleven years with the Gunners during the 1960s and 70s, has said that the club's board meeting next week should include a discussion about the possibilities that have been offered by Alisher Usmanov.

Arsenal legend says this must happen if club are to thrive in future

Martin Keown recently gave an exclusive interview to Arsenal Fan TV in which he spoke about the FA Cup final, Stan Kroenke, Alisher Usmanov, Arsene Wenger and more.

Arsenal board split over Arsene Wenger future

Arsene Wenger's future at Arsenal is still uncertain and reports claim the board are split over how to move forward.
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Kroenke responds to reports he's considering selling Arsenal

No sooner had we done a post covering reports that Stan Kroenke was 'wavering' over Alisher Usmanov's offer for his Arsenal shares than the American issued a denial.
DENVER, CO - APRIL 20: (L-R) Denver Nuggets President Josh Kroenke and his father Stan Kroenke, the owner of the Denver Nuggets offer praise for Rocky, the team mascot, as they watch the game from courtside seats as the Nuggets face the Golden State Warriors during Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at the Pepsi Center on April 20, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Warriors (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Massive twist in Arsenal ownership story as Kroenke reportedly 'wavers' under pressure

Stan Kroenke is now said to be 'wavering' over the bid from Alisher Usmanov to buy Arsenal after initial reports claimed he dismissed the offer.
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Forbes makes fascinating discovery about Usmanov’s bid to buy Arsenal

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov failed in his attempt to buy out Stan Kroenke’s controlling stake in Arsenal football club, but his bid of €1.3bn is reported to be a perfect valuation, according to Forbes.
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Arsenal fans display anti-Stan Kroenke banners at the Emirates

Following the news that Alisher Usmanov had a £1bn bid to buy Arsenal from Stan Kroenke rejected recently, Gooners made their feelings on their American owner known during the Gunners' 3-1 win over Everton.
DENVER, CO - APRIL 20: (L-R) Denver Nuggets President Josh Kroenke and his father Stan Kroenke, the owner of the Denver Nuggets offer praise for Rocky, the team mascot, as they watch the game from courtside seats as the Nuggets face the Golden State Warriors during Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at the Pepsi Center on April 20, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Warriors (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Kroenke prepared to make Arsenal ‘European force’ as Usmanov circles

Stan Kroenke apparently claims that he wants to make Arsenal a 'European force' amid reports that Alisher Usmanov is preparing a second bid.
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Usmanov ready to increase bid to £2bn to wrestle Arsenal from Kroenke

Alisher Usmanov is reportedly ready to pay up to double his original £1bn offer in an attempt to wrestle Arsenal from majority shareholder, Stan Kroenke.

Arsenal pundit: This is great news!

Ian Wright believes that it's 'great news' that Alisher Usmanov put in a bid to buy Arsenal this week.
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Stan Kroenke ‘fully committed’ to Arsenal after massive Usmanov bid

Alisher Usmanov has failed with his latest bid to buy Arsenal, according to the Financial Times, despite offering Stan Kroenke close to three times what he paid for his Arsenal shares.
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Arsenal's billionnairre owns world's largest yacht: Photos

The world's largest superyacht is owned by none other than Arsenal shareholder, Alisher Usmanov.
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Alisher Usmanov: Arsene Wenger should do this

Alisher Usmanov believes that Arsene Wenger should be involved in picking his successor at Arsenal.

Arsenal shareholder move encourages Everton to move for Gunners star

Everton boss, Ronald Koeman has apparently made Jack Wilshere one of his main summer targets after the midfielder showed that he could stay fit for more than five minutes.
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Everton strike deal with Arsenal's billionaire shareholder

Everton have sealed a five-year deal over naming rights with Arsenal's billionaire shareholder, Alisher Usmanov's, company, USM Holdings.
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Usmanov camp deny rumours they are selling up at Arsenal to buy Everton

James Olley is reporting that a source close to the Alisher Usmanov camp has denied that there s any truth to the rumour that the Arsenal majority shareholder is looking to sell his shares so he can join his chum at Everton.
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Kroenke increases Arsenal stake

Stan Kroenke has increased his stake in Arsenal after he purchased a further 23 ordinary shares, taking his percentage to 67.
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Usmanov’s Wenger declaration means nothing

Alisher Usmanov has declared that Arsene Wenger should remain in his job but his comments have little influence on the situation.

Usmanov increases stake in Arsenal

Alisher Usmanov has increased his stake in Arsenal to 30.04% as he pledges ‘long-term investment’. Usmanov, the second-largest shareholder at the club, has often been...

Usmanov invests $100m in eSports

Major shareholder, Alisher Usmanov, has invested $100m in a group of eSports companies. Vitrus.pro is the name of the project and is apparently seen as...

Arsenal shareholder doesn't believe club can currently challenge

Alisher Usmanov believes Arsenal are still one player away from challenging and that Wenger is a gift of a coach.

Why is billionaire Arsenal shareholder Usmanov paying Capello?

by Lewis Ambrose Alisher Usmanov is a name well known in these parts, owning over 30% of the shares in Arsenal Holdings Plc, but what...

Richest businessman in Africa wants to own beloved Arsenal

by Lewis Ambrose Aliko Dangote isn't a name that you're likely to be particularly familiar with, but he's an Arsenal fan just like me. Unlike me...

Alisher Usmanov with incredible $4.8m gesture

by Lee Hurley Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov will return the Noble Prize that he purchased for $4.8m to the geneticist James Watson who sold it...