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Arsenal’s ‘catalyst of change’ blueprint leaps forward as Stan Kroenke’s son Josh moves to London

Supremo will conduct a review of the entire club and brings additional expertise in the growing world of e-sports

Arsenal’s ‘catalyst for change’ blueprint has taken a step forward with Stan Kroenke’s son Josh moving to London, according to reports.

The 37-year-old supremo – who joined the board in 2013 – is believed to be staying in the capital for three months.

Josh Kroenke, centre, watches Arsenal take on Chelsea with Sir Chips Keswick, left, and CEO Ivan Gazidis

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Josh Kroenke, centre, watches Arsenal take on Chelsea with Sir Chips Keswick, left, and CEO Ivan Gazidis

And the Daily Mail reports Kroenke’s visit is a fact-finding trip as the Gunners plan for life after Arsene Wenger.

Kroenke Jr is president and governor of the Denver Nuggets basketball team and Colorado Avalanche ice hockey team.


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And he supposedly brings expertise in the growing area of  e-sports, which some clubs have already begun to invest in.

Josh is joined on the board by father Stan, 70, Sir Chips Keswick, 78, Ken Friar, 83, Lord Philip Harris, 75, and Ivan Gazidis, 53.

Arsene Wenger is coming under fire after watching his top-four hopes take a hit

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Arsene Wenger is coming under fire after watching his top-four hopes take a hit

Stan Kroenke has a number of interests in the sporting world

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Stan Kroenke has a number of interests in the sporting world

Long-serving Wenger is under contract until the end of next season but there is growing uncertainty over the Frenchman’s future.

The Gunners look set to miss out on a top-four spot, leaving Europa League success their only realistic route into the Champions League.


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Arsenal are hoping to increase their commercial revenue with sleeve sponsorship like their rivals

They know they have fallen behind their megabucks Manchester rivals on and off the field.

Analysts have worked out United and City are over £100million a year better off thanks to their commercial successes.


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