Roman Abramovich Confirms Selling Chelsea Football Club


Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich confirmed Wednesday he is trying to sell the Premier League giants he turned into an elite trophy-winning machine with his lavish investment.


“Please know that this has been an incredibly difficult decision to make, and it pains me to part with the club in this manner,” Abramovich said in a statement. “However, I do believe this is in the best interest of the club.”


“I have instructed my team to set up a charitable foundation where all net proceeds from the sale will be donated,” he said. “The foundation will be for the benefit of all victims of the war in Ukraine.” 



“I hope that I will be able to visit Stamford Bridge one last time to say goodbye to all of you in person,” Abramovich said. “It has been a privilege of a lifetime to be part of Chelsea FC and I am proud of all our joint achievements. Chelsea Football Club and its supporters will always be in my heart.” the Russian billionaire said in a statement 


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