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.

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.

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.