04 Mar 2022 | 05:21 | Football
Reece James’ development at Chelsea
Roman Abramovich recently announced his departure from Chelsea. He also decided to sell this team off. Under pressure from public opinion when Russia sent troops to Ukraine, Abramovich had no other choice.
Abramovich confirmed: “In the current circumstances, I have decided to sell Chelsea because I believe it is in the best interest of the club, its fans, staff as well as its sponsors and partners. football team.”
Earlier this week, Swiss billionaire Hansjorg Wyss revealed that he had received an offer from Abramovich to buy the club. Wyss decided to partner with American tycoon Todd Boehly to conduct the takeover.
And most likely, the transfer will be completed soon. According to the Swiss newspaper Blick, this joint venture group is urgently negotiating with Abramovich, with the participation of American bank Raine Group.
Wyss and Boehly are confident they can reach an agreement by the end of the week and a takeover announcement could happen as early as Monday, if talks go well.
It is known that Abramovich wants to sell Chelsea for at least £ 3 billion. Wyss. The 86-year-old – estimated to have a personal net worth of $5.8 billion – lives in the US and is the founder of medical device maker Synthes USA.