Kroenke vs Usmanov: the power play behind Arsenal’s abysmal season

Fans and observers are also split over the club’s future direction

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Yuliya Fedorinova

16th April, 2017
Arsène Wengers future is under scrutiny Pic: Getty

Arsenal’s disappointing season on the pitch has exposed again the animosity between their Russian and US owners off it.

The oligarch Alisher Usmanov, who owns more than 30 per cent of the north London club, has voiced his opposition to Stan Kroenke, the biggest shareholder, saying he’s also responsible for the team’s poor performance in the English Premier League. Embattled manager Arsène Wenger, whose future is under scrutiny, should have a say in...

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