Alisher Usmanov

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov makes bid to buy Arsenal: Report

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov makes bid to buy Arsenal: Report

Steel magnate Usmanov already had a previous bid for Arsenal rejected and has been critical of Kroenke`s passive ownership style in the past.

May 20, 2017, 00:16 AM IST

Russian magnate buys, then returns Nobel prize

Russia's richest man says he is returning a Nobel prize he bought at auction for USD 4.7 million just days ago to the man who put it on the block: controversial American geneticist James Watson.

Dec 10, 2014, 21:55 PM IST

Russian purchaser to give $4.75M Nobel medal back to DNA pioneer James Watson

DNA pioneer James Watson, who helped discover the double helix after stealing research from Rosalind Franklin, will finally get his 23-carat gold Nobel medal back from the Russian purchaser who bought it for 4.75 million dollars.

Dec 10, 2014, 15:41 PM IST
Proud Arsene Wenger hits back at critics

Proud Arsene Wenger hits back at critics

Arsene Wenger celebrated Arsenal`s progress to the last 16 of the Champions League by taking a swipe at the critics inside and outside the Emirates Stadium.

Nov 27, 2014, 09:42 AM IST
Arsene Wenger will turn Arsenal's fortunes around: Aaron Ramsey

Arsene Wenger will turn Arsenal's fortunes around: Aaron Ramsey

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey is adamant Arsene Wenger is still the right man to lead the club and believes the Frenchman should not be perturbed by criticism from the club`s second-largest shareholder Alisher Usmanov.

Nov 27, 2014, 00:30 AM IST
`Crisis, what crisis?`, says Arsene Wenger

`Crisis, what crisis?`, says Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger shrugged off criticism from Gunners shareholder Alisher Usmanov as he urged everyone involved with the north London club to get behind the team.

Nov 26, 2014, 08:45 AM IST
Wenger's Arsenal dream becoming a mirage, says Usmanov

Wenger's Arsenal dream becoming a mirage, says Usmanov

Arsene Wenger must start learning from his mistakes if Arsenal are to compete at the highest level of European football, Alisher Usmanov, the London club`s second-largest shareholder, has said.

Nov 25, 2014, 21:23 PM IST
Alisher Usmanov tells Arsene Wenger to wise up

Alisher Usmanov tells Arsene Wenger to wise up

Arsenal`s second largest shareholder Alisher Usmanov has warned Arsene Wenger to start learning from his mistakes as the pressure mounts on the Gunners` boss.

Nov 25, 2014, 08:26 AM IST

Trophies beckon for Arsenal after lean years: Alisher Usmanov

Arsenal can challenge for the Premier League title again after being hamstrung for a decade by repaying the debt on their Emirates Stadium, according to Alisher Usmanov, the club`s second largest shareholder.

Aug 05, 2014, 17:03 PM IST

Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov says foreign owners good for English football

: Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov has said that foreign ownership of Premier League clubs is good for the English game.

Dec 01, 2013, 12:52 PM IST

Arsenal showing some ambition at last, says Usmanov

Arsenal`s decision to purchase Mesut Ozil and the form that has propelled them to the top of the English Premier League is proof the club is showing ambition and could be the catalyst for more trophies, part-owner Alisher Usmanov has said.

Nov 30, 2013, 13:02 PM IST

Wenger allowed to `break bank` by shareholder Usmanov for Rooney transfer

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has reportedly been allowed to run free on the club`s reserve accounts by their second-biggest shareholder to sign in troubled Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney.

Jun 21, 2013, 11:15 AM IST

Russian mining magnate richest in country, says Forbes

Tycoon Usmanov is Russia's wealthiest person on the list, with a net worth of USD 17.6 billion.

Mar 05, 2013, 10:29 AM IST

Henry should return to Arsenal in non-playing role, says Usmanov

With the Gunners suffering their worst start to a Premier League campaign in Arsene Wenger`s 16 years in charge, the shareholder feels the striker can change the club`s soul

Dec 14, 2012, 08:46 AM IST

Arsenal needs to buy top players: Usmanov

Alisher Usmanov, who is a shareholder in the Arsenal Football Club, is of the opinion that manager Arsene Wenger needs to be given the financial backing to bring in experienced players to end the club’s six-year trophy drought.

Jun 13, 2011, 13:40 PM IST

Arsenal needs to buy top players: Usmanov

Alisher Usmanov, who is a shareholder in the Arsenal Football Club, is of the opinion that manager Arsene Wenger needs to be given the financial backing to bring in experienced players to end the club’s six-year trophy drought.

Jun 13, 2011, 13:40 PM IST

Usmanov plans to raise Arsenal stake to 29.9 pct

Russian steel magnate Alisher Usmanov said on Tuesday he plans to raise his stake in the English Premier League club Arsenal to 29.9 percent, the maximum he can own without making a full offer.

Dec 22, 2010, 08:46 AM IST

Usmanov plans to raise Arsenal stake to 29.9 pct

Russian steel magnate Alisher Usmanov said on Tuesday he plans to raise his stake in the English Premier League club Arsenal to 29.9 percent, the maximum he can own without making a full offer.

Dec 22, 2010, 08:46 AM IST

Russia`s Usmanov not ruling out Arsenal bid

Red & White Holdings, the investment vehicle of Russian steel magnate Alisher Usmanov, has left the door ajar for a takeover of Premier League soccer club Arsenal, saying it will keep all options open.

Apr 14, 2010, 13:19 PM IST

Russia`s Usmanov not ruling out Arsenal bid

Red & White Holdings, the investment vehicle of Russian steel magnate Alisher Usmanov, has left the door ajar for a takeover of Premier League soccer club Arsenal, saying it will keep all options open.

Apr 14, 2010, 13:19 PM IST