Jay-Z Ready to Invest for Arsenal


Jay-Z


The musician has declared that he won't be 'a back-seat investor', thus he plans to spend more time in London if he buys shares of the British soccer team.

Jay-Z is planning to spend more time in London as he prepares to invest in a top British soccer team. The rapper has previously spoken of his interest in becoming a major shareholder in Barclays Premier League club Arsenal, admitting he has been a fan of the team since French star Thierry Henry played for them.

But Jay-Z, who co-owns U.S. basketball team the New Jersey Nets, insists he will have to play an active role in Arsenal if he's to clinch the deal. He says, "(Wife Beyonce Knowles and I) would have to spend much more time in London. Bey knows how much I love sports and has known about my interest in Arsenal for a while."

"I never want to be a back-seat investor. I want to be on the board, involved in the decision-making... I'm at the stage of my career where I am ready for another investment like this. I have really got into soccer over the last 10 years and I've been saying for some time I want a percentage of Arsenal."

© AceShowbiz.com


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  •  
    no no
    Sep 17, 2010

    jay z are u crazy? your net worth is close to 500-700 mil..that isnt enough to buy players for the next 7 years and to do upgrades in staff and facilities, this is a business for grown men, so keep to your boy sports.

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    juan
    Sep 15, 2010

    what the fuck does this nigga know about premiership soccer to be "calling shots" nigga first try to bring back the nets

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    never.is.a.twat
    Sep 13, 2010

    Why not?

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    clown below me
    Sep 13, 2010

    first of all, he can't compete financially for arsenal yet alone in the premier league. second, americans ruined liverpool already and they need to stick with their brain dead sports.

  •  
    never
    Sep 13, 2010

    not gonna happen. ppl should protest

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