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Usmanov has another swipe at Arsenal owner Kroenke

Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov will consider his strategy for the club by the end of the season, as he continues his criticism of majority owner Stan Kroenke, reports Bloomberg. "The team has no superstars now," Usmanov, Russia's richest man, said in interview in Moscow.

Should the team finish fourth in England's Premier League this season, Kroenke "would probably be happy."

Usmanov and his partner Farhad Moshiri, who together control 30 percent of the club, said they want to boost their stake and criticized the team's board for its financial decisions>

Usmanov said he "will think what to do with Arsenal" by the end of the season. "In our understanding, Kroenke has no plans to sell his stake, but we also won't sell out, as we are the team's fans," Usmanov said.

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