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Arsenal owner Kroenke has answer for Ek ahead of new £2bn bid

Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke won't consider selling up - no matter the interest of rival billionaire Daniel Ek.

The Mirror says Ek is ready to come back with a second bid of over £2billion having had a claimed £1.8billion offer rejected.

Kroenke's stance will not change even though Ek has insisted that he is ready for a long takeover battle and has the backing of club legends Dennis Bergkamp, Patrick Vieira and Thierry Henry.

It emerged on Wednesday that Ek is readying a new bid and he, like Kroenke, appears to be absolutely resolved in his stance.

The Swede is a boyhood Gunners fan and his interest in buying the club surfaced following the Super League debacle in April.

Kroenke's involvement with Arsenal began in 2007 and he became the club's sole owner in 2018 after buying the remaining shares from Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov.

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