Arsenal’s minority shareholders are believed to be preparing a tough list of questions for majority owner Stan Kroenke over a £3m payment from the club to his holding company. Kroenke bought a majority of Arsenal shares in 2011 in a £731 million deal. The payment is believed to have been made to Kroenke’s company for advisory services. Along with that payment, questions will also be raised regarding the fate of the Fanshare scheme and ongoing issues over player recruitment. According to the Guardian, among the list of questions submitted by the minority shareholders, they will ask: “Was a competitive tender issued for these services and can you tell us specifically what the services were, why they were needed and whether such fees will become an annual feature?” The club fans are also concerned that a data-analytics company bought by the club in 2012 could be providing services to other KSE (Kroenke Sports & Entertainment) companies without receiving proper compensation, affecting […]
Arsenal FC shareholder Alisher Usmanov insisted that the club is entering a new era of success and sheds light on his relation with the board and Stan Kroenke.
Taking a cue from Chelsea's clear-the-air meeting in 2009/10 with Carlo Ancelotti, something that led the Blues to their double, Arsene Wenger calls for a meeting with Arsenal's squad in a bid to talk transfers.
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Arsene Wenger, after "delivering" yet another trophyless season, is surely in the middle of the biggest quandary of his life. Should he continue to play with his philosophy or change things at the club? Things can only get better with Arsenal. Here's an analysis of the situation at the club.