Fiszman: I'll stay at Arsenal as long as Wenger

Arsenal supremo Danny Fiszman has told friends that he will remain involved at Emirates Stadium for as long as manager Arsene Wenger, who last week extended his contract to 2011.

Fiszman, who is still the Gunners' largest single shareholder with a 24.11 per cent holding, insists that he will stay at the club way beyond next April, the expiration date of the formal 'lock-down' agreement - a pact between the directors not to sell their shares in order to ward off a takeover threat.

"Contrary to all the media speculation, I am not about to sell my stake," Fiszman told a recent meeting of the Arsenal Supporters' Trust, details of which are made public for the first time yesterday.

"I have not set a selling price because I haven't thought about selling.

"Moving to Emirates Stadium was like moving into a dream home. You don't think about the value because you don't want to sell.

"The commitment have previously made not to sell my stake applies for much longer than next April.

"In fact, I am looking to spend more time on club issues as I gradually wind down my level of involvement in other companies."

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