© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Spotify CEO Daniel Ek speaks throughout a media occasion in New York, U.S., Might 20, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Picture
LONDON (Reuters) – Spotify (NYSE:) CEO and founder Daniel Ek stated on Saturday a suggestion to purchase Premier League Arsenal had been rejected by proprietor Stan Kroenke’s household.
Ek took to Twitter to concern an announcement correcting “inaccurate stories” that he had not made a bid.
“This week a suggestion was made to each Josh Kroenke and their bankers that included fan possession, illustration on the board and a golden share for the supporters,” the Swede stated. “They replied that they do not want the cash.
“I respect their choice however stay and out there ought to that scenario ever change.”
Ek stated final month that he had secured the funds to purchase Arsenal, valued at $2.8 billion in response to Forbes.
British media reported Arsenal greats Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and Patrick Vieira have been backing Ek’s bid.
The membership’s American homeowners are underneath hearth from followers following the North London workforce’s try to hitch a breakaway European Tremendous League that collapsed inside 48 hours of being introduced.
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