ARSENAL investor Alisher Usmanov could be put on a US blacklist over allegations of corrupt ties to Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Usmanov, Britain’s 5th richest guy with an estimated fortune of just about £12billion, has been accused by main American senators of donating a £60million mansion to Putin’s deputy Prime Minister.
Usmanov received a contemporary Moscow libel case in opposition to an opposition MP who made the ones allegations and insists he has performed not anything fallacious.
But that has no longer averted his identify being forwarded by 4 Republic senators requesting the Uzbek billionaire to be incorporated at the oligarchs’ blacklist being compiled by the US State Department.
The listing is due to be printed subsequent week and could lead to long term monetary sanctions for someone incorporated.
The information comes concurrently Arsenal proprietor Stan Kroenke has bolstered his energy by paying £616,000 for some other 22 membership stocks.
The acquire will increase Kroenke’s Arsenal stake to 67.09in keeping with cent whilst Usmanov, who owns 30 in keeping with cent, continues to be denied a spot at the Emirates board.