Arsenal fans aim to stop Stan Kroenke takeover

All-out ownership by the American not best for club, says supporters' trust

Stan Kroenke

If Arsenal didn't already have enough on their plate, what with their dramatic slump in form and the stark reality of a sixth successive season without silverware, the Gunners are now facing a rebellion from within.

The Arsenal Supporters' Trust [AST] has sent letters to all the club's shareholders asking them to turn down Stan Kroenke's offer to buy their shares. The move comes after the trust met to discuss how to counter the American tycoon's offer to pay shareholders £11,750 for each remaining share in a bid to complete a takeover of the club.

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