Usmanov keeps options open in Arsenal battle

April 14, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Alisher Usmanov, one of Arsenal's largest shareholders, has refused to rule out the possibility of launching a takeover for the club amid rumours he has increased his stake.

The Russian billionaire uses Red & White Holdings as an investment vehicle, and currently owns a 26.29% stake in the Gunners, though reports in the media suggested Usmanov has acquired another 37 shares to take his stake up to 26.31%.

In a statement Red & White said they remained "a committed long-term investor ...

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