Chelsea soccer club have denied claims the club is up for sale after rumours emerged that proprietor Roman Abramovich, 51, has put the club up for sale with a price ticket of greater than £2billion following his dispute with British Authorities over his visa standing.
Again in Could, the Russian, who has an estimated fortune of £9billion, just lately acquired Israeli citizenship after he was denied a brand new visa to enter the UK. He additionally pulled the plug on the club’s proposed new 60,000-capacity stadium for Chelsea that may have value an estimated £500million.
This led to the report by the Sunday Occasions Enterprise part that Abramovich is keen to sell the club and is merely holding out for an even bigger supply.
They claimed that Abramovich has employed US funding financial institution Raine Group to search curiosity from traders in China, the US and Center East. They’re the identical specialist that helped Manchester Metropolis’s Abu Dhabi possession sell a 13% stake to Chinese language traders three years in the past, and there is possible to be big curiosity in shopping for Chelsea.
It was additionally alleged that Abramovich desires in extra of £2billion for the club, which might virtually triple the earlier costliest takeover in soccer historical past when the Glazer household purchased Manchester United for £790m.
However in accordance to The Mirror, Chelsea are adamant that the club is not for sale and demand Abramovich is nonetheless dedicated regardless of not having the ability to go to Stamford Bridge.
Beneath his possession, the Blues have gained 5 Premier League titles, the Champions League, the Europa League and the FA Cup 5 occasions.