“Well I’ve been an Arsenal fan since I was eight years old,” Ek told CNBC.
“Arsenal is my team. I love the history, I love the players, and of course I love the fans.
“So as I look at that I just see a tremendous opportunity to set a real vision for the club to bring it back to its glory.
“I want to establish trust with the fans and I want to engage the fans again.
“So to answer your question I am very serious. I’ve secured the funds for it and I want to bring what I think is a very compelling offer to the owners and I hope they hear me out.
“I’ve been a fan for 30 years of this club.
“I didn’t expect this would happen overnight. I’m prepared this could be a long journey.
“All I can do is prepare what I think is a very thoughtful offer and bring it to them and hope they hear me out.”
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