Chelsea could soon have new billionaire owners in charge of Stamford Bridge Club as Roman Abramovich looks to sell as the Russian docked his superyacht in Turkey
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Roman Abramovich has his superyacht docked in Turkey – where he could avoid eventual sanctions.
The Associated Press and Turkish media report that Abramovich’s Bermuda-registered Eclipse docked at a port in the resort of Marmaris on Tuesday. It comes as six syndicates have now submitted offers to become Chelsea’s next owners after Abramovich put the Blues up for sale following the Russian invasion Ukraine.
Some of the groups are backed by some of the richest people in the world, and Blues fans are hoping the new regime will do whatever it takes to make the club one of the best in Europe. And former Blues boss Frank Lampard has been slammed for his “very dangerous” comments about Everton.
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Marc Guehi broke the block with a 25th-minute header before Jean-Philippe Mateta doubled the Eagles’ lead before halftime in Sunday’s game. The hosts never looked back as Wilfried Zaha and Will Hughes sealed the result with more late efforts.
After the game, Lampard questioned if his team has “the ass to play with”. – but he was slammed for comment by Chris Sutton, who thinks he may regret his words.
Abramovich moors superyacht
Roman Abramovich’s Bermuda-registered superyacht Eclipse has docked at a port in the Turkish resort of Marmaris.
Another of his luxury yachts, My Solaris, arrived in the nearby resort of Bodrum on Monday, sparking a protest by a group of Ukrainians who boarded a small motorboat to prevent the ship from docking Russia goes into the fourth week of attacks.
Turkey, a member of Nato, occupies a unique position in the conflict as the country has close ties with both Russia and Ukraine. She has publicly criticized the invasion of Moscow but has also positioned herself as a neutral party trying to mediate between the two nations – meaning Abramovich could avoid sanctions in the country.
Each group hopes to buy blues
There are six consortiums in the frame hoping to become Chelsea’s next owners.
Raine Group, an investment bank headquartered in New York, has been tasked with finding the club’s next owner and will now reduce the number of syndicates to three after Friday’s filing deadline. mirror football has looked at all the applications – and what they have said about their plans for the club should they prove successful.
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