Thierry Henry has confirmed to Sky Sports activities that Daniel Ek has “reached out” to the Kroenke household to current a proposal to purchase Arsenal.
Ek has written to Arsenal proprietor Stan Kroenke and is predicted to make a bid of £1.8bn for the north London membership earlier than the top of the week.
The Spotify proprietor is assured Kroenke will hearken to the supply – which he considers to be a compelling one – and has the total backing of Henry and fellow Arsenal legends Patrick Vieira and Dennis Bergkamp.
Henry, talking on Monday Evening Soccer, mentioned Ek is not going to quit on his bid to take over Arsenal whatever the Kroenkes’ stance that the membership will not be on the market.
“He already – I am going to provide you with one thing – reached out [to the Kroenkes] and already mentioned himself that he had collected the funds to guarantee that he can put in bid,” Henry instructed Sky Sports activities on Monday Evening Soccer.
“They now have to pay attention. Lots of people have been screaming that they need the proprietor out. We try to supply an answer involving the followers and getting the DNA of the membership again.
“There must be a dialogue, however he reached out.
He added: “I believe it’s going to be lengthy and never straightforward if it does ever occur. One factor that I wish to reiterate is that Daniel is not going to transfer away, he will likely be there ready to see in the event that they wish to promote.
“That’s going to take a really very long time, we all know what we wish to do however at first we have to guarantee that we will take over, if they’re listening.”