Russian billionaire ‘would consider’ Everton investment after Arsenal exit

first_img Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Nonetheless, the club has quadrupled in profit since his investment.“When I bought the stake in Arsenal I believed that football brands would be able to generate profit,” he said. “This is happening now.”Usmanov’s Arsenal shares are valued at around £550m.Kroenke plans to make a compulsory buyout offer for all remaining Arsenal shares once he has 90 per cent of the stock. Usmanov was the second-biggest shareholder at Arsenal LATEST TRANSFER NEWS Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade LATEST targets Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer center_img Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father 1 LIVING THE DREAM targets moving on Alisher Usmanov says he ‘would consider’ investing in Everton after the sale of his Arsenal shares.Usmanov, Russia’s eighth-richest man, could take his cash to a Premier League rival after agreeing to sell his 30 per cent stake in Arsenal to Stan Kroenke. The billionaire’s USM Holdings already sponsor Everton’s training ground, Finch Farm, and he is a friend and business partner of the club’s major shareholder Farhad Moshiri.He told Bloomberg: “Should there be a proposal or a possibility to invest in them with good potential returns, I would consider the deal.“We are friends with Farhad Moshiri. If he needs the support, I am happy to help.”Usmanov, who bought his stake in Arsenal in 2007 from David Dein, has been left frustrated over his lack of influence as the second-largest shareholder. RANKED IN DEMAND REVEALED last_img read more