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  • Govinda Govinda May 2, 2013 14:54 Flag

    Will this man lead us back to where we belong? One day?

    Well at this point I am convinced we will not win the PL or the CL in the next 2 years unless we get a new manager and a drastic change in wage scale policy combined with one or two world class players. Or perhaps Wenger goes back to being the manager of old and benefits from the ability to offer competitive wages and signs a few world class players instead of the Girouds or Chamakh's of the world. But.... even then a CL or PL title in the next 2 years is a long shot.

    The mere fact that Kroemke has not supported the team in these dark years with additional cash the way Chelsea and City or PSG were supported, confirms his lack of interest in the sports side of ownership, as also displayed by his other sports teams (in the same period he sold Cesc to Barca, he sold Carmelo to the Nicks).

    I would like an ambitious owner who cares about our tradition and who cares about winning the meaningful trophy's in football and I have no doubt this is not Kroenke.

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    • Gov: I agree we are far from winning a PL or CL. I think a real PL chance is still a good few years away (and dependant on changes within) and a CL win is pie in the sky frankly. We need to see so much more from Arsenal to even have a vague chance.
      However speaking about Kroenke not investing. He is not the owner, he is only the majority shareholder. There is no reason why he would/should invest his own funds when its not his club.
      Mansour and Abramovic fully own the respective teams. Kroenke probably never will which makes a huge difference in terms of personal investment.