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Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke is looking to the Glazer family's business blueprint at Manchester United for inspiration as he tries to boost the London club's commercial success.
The American says he isn't going to load Arsenal with lots of new debt the way the Glazers did with United, but that he is impressed with how they have turned the club into the Premier League's most successful team on the pitch and biggest moneymakers off it. Since Arsenal last won the Premier League in 2004, United has seized the title four times while also outpacing the Gunners when it comes to creating revenue.
Kroenke said Monday that ''they won and they have increased revenues by a huge amount,'' adding that ''how could you do it any better?''
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Arsenal’s majority shareholder Stan Kroenke believes that the job the Glazer family have done at Manchester United has been fantastic and the United fans should get off their back, the Sun reports.
The Glazer family have come under criticism for the financial purchase of the club and the vast increase in season ticket sales, which has seen fans walk away from watching United and...
Duncan Drasdo, the United Supporters' trust chief, has blasted the American for his support of the Glazer family, warning Gunners fans his comments should be ringing alarm bells.
After defending his own business model with the Gunners, the American congratulates his compatriots in their success with increasing revenue for their league rivals
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