Chelsea FC owner, Roman Abramovich, has released a new official statement about the conditions surrounding the final sale of the club because of the sanctions placed against him by the government of the United Kingdom.
Sports journalist, Fabrizio Romano, took to social media to reveal the full statement issued by Roman Abramovich about conditions surrounding the club, amidst the speculations in the media, as there is a need for clarification released by his spokesperson.
The first important point is that Mr. Roman Abramovich has not changed his intentions to gift the proceeds from the sale of Chelsea to charity, as opposed to speculation by the media.
Abramovich has reportedly identified senior representatives from the UN bodies and other large world charitable organizations who will be tasked with forming a foundation and setting plans for the intended activities, as he has not been involved in this process that will be expertly managed by some experienced bodies.
The second point is that Roman Abramovich has not asked that any loan owed him by the club be repaid, as such suggestions and rumors are fake. He has also not increased the price of the club at the last minute.
He has been interested in finding a good custodian for Chelsea, and he has encouraged each bidder who will potentially be the new owners to commit to investing in the club. including the academy and women’s team, and undertaking all the necessary redevelopment of the stadium.
The conclusion of the statement made it clear that Roman Abramovich has no access to or control over the funds that will be derived from the sale of Chelsea FC. Despite the changing circumstances since Abramovich initially announced the sale of the club, he remains committed to finding a new owner that will be a good custodian for the club and make sure the proceeds of Chelsea go to good causes.