The owner of Chelsea football club, Abramovich Said the Premier League club, Chelsea is for sale.
Roman Abramovich is the proud owner of Chelsea FC that is reigning since 2003 in European and world champions. Within the period, Chelsea has won 19 great champions, including 5 league titles.
Roman Abramovich handed the “ care and stewardship” of Chelsea to one of the foundation trustees following Russia’s war with Ukraine.
The club owner made that move in the midst of Russia’s persistent war against neighbouring Ukraine. Uk Parliament was advised to sanction Abramovich last week.
After the announcement on Sumday, a billionaire, Mr. Hansjorg Wyss explains to Swiss newspaper that Roman Abramovich “trying to get rid of Chelsea FC swiftly” after hearing the threat of sanctions.
A publication on Chelsea’s website on Wednesday, Roman Abramovich explained: “I would want to address the rumour on news for days now. As I have made it clear before, I have always made conclusions with the club’s best interest. In the present world situation, I have decided to take the decision of selling my Chelsea FC , this i believe is in the interest of the great club, the fans world-wide, all the employees, as well as the sponsors of the club and partners.
“The sale of the Chelsea club will not be fast-tracked but will follow all due process as the law demands. I will no more be asking for loans to be repaid. This is not about business for me, but apure passion for Football game and the Chelsea FC. I already told my team to create a charitable organization where net proceeds from the sale of the club will be donated. The foundation shall benefit every victims of the war in Ukraine. This entails providing critical funds towards the urgent and needs of the war victims, as well as supporting the long-term work of recovery of victims.
“kindly note that the decision has been an incredibly difficult one to take, and it pains me deeply to part with the great Chelsea FC in this manner. I do believe my decision is in the best interest of the great club.
“Hopefully I shall be able to visit Stamford Bridge to say goodbye to all of you (players, employees, fans and all stakeholders) in person. It has been a great privilege of life to be part of the FC and I am proud of all our collective achievements. Chelsea FC and all the fans will always be in my heart.”.