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2022-05-07T05:22:41.898Z

The Roman Abramovich era has come to an end: The owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers will head a group of investors who will pay £ 2.5 billion for the purchase and pledged to invest an additional 1.75 billion



Chelsea have confirmed: American billionaire Todd Bolly is acquiring the club

The Roman Abramovich era has come to an end: The owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers will head a group of investors who will pay £ 2.5 billion for the purchase and pledged to invest an additional 1.75 billion

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Summary: Everton - Chelsea 0: 1 (Sport 1)

About two months after Roman Abramovich announced his decision to leave Chelsea, tonight (Friday-Saturday) the club announced a new era set in motion: American billionaire Todd Bolly buys the club for £ 2.5 billion.



Bolly, who also owns the baseball team The Los Angeles Dodgers, even if they spend a fortune on the NBA team Los Angeles Lakers, will head a group of buyers who will pay Abramovitch £ 2.5 billion, but as part of the agreement he also pledged to invest an additional 1.75 billion in club maintenance, investment Which is expected to include renovations at Stamford Bridge Stadium, an upgrade of the youth department and also the women's squad.

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He now also owns the Premier League team.

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According to the official statement from Chelsea, which is known to be under particularly severe and restrictive sanctions following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the fact that oligarch Roman Abramovich is considered very close to Vladimir Putin, the purchase will become official at the end of the month.

However, no obstacle is expected to bring down the deal already signed by the parties.



Along with Bolly, investors will also be headed by Mark Walter (his partner at LA Dodgers) and Swiss billionaire Nissior Weiss, who revealed the possibility that they would take over the club when he was interviewed on the subject in early March and confirmed he would not rule out buying the club. More.

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