Chelsea’s Petr Cech has opened up about the sanctions inflicted on the club, as Sky Sports has been forced to make the sole decision when it comes to showing club sponsors
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Chelsea legend Petr Cech says he is ‘devastated’ by the unfolding situation in Ukraine because of the club owner, Roman Abramovich has been sanctioned by the UK Government for his relationship with Vladimir Putin.
The Stamford Bridge side were plunged into chaos on Thursday as sanctions were imposed on their owners, meaning the Blues were unable to sell tickets or merchandise, buy or sell players or issue new contracts. .
It resulted in club sponsors Three, Hyundai and Zapp temporarily suspending their contracts with the club, leaving Sky Sports to make the sole decision during coverage of the Chelsea match. vs Newcastle.
And technical director Cech has hinted at the situation unfolding in Ukraine and inside Stamford Bridge.
Abramovich is trying to sell the club he bought in 2003 for £140m from Ken Bates – who has also spoken out about the situation.
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Bates imposes sanctions
Former Chelsea owner Ken Bates has imposed sanctions on the Blues and Roman Abramovich.
Bates, who bought the club for just £1 in 1982 before selling it to Abramovich 19 years later, sarcastically stated Vladimir Putin would be “himself” due to the fact that fans could not buy a chapter. Presenting match day at Stamford Bridge.
He also said the sanctions would result in “ordinary people suffering” as he launched a scathing attack on already imposed sanctions.
Cech shares Ukraine’s ‘devastating’
Chelsea legend Petr Cech says he is “devastated to witness what is happening in Ukraine” amid the ongoing Russian invasion, which has also engulfed the stadium Stamford Bridge in the TV series.
In an update on the club’s situation after government adds owner Roman Abramovich Cech said the club is now in existence “day by day”.
Cech, who is currently a technical and performance consultant for Chelsea, gave an extensive interview Sports sky before the top clash with Newcastle when he spoke about the situation in Ukraine, the club’s uncertainty and their conversations with the UK government.
Sky Sports makes a decision on sponsors
Third, Hyundai and Zapp both asked for the “temporary suspension” of their deal with Chelsea after Roman Abramovich was sanctioned by the UK Government following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but the logos still appeared during Sunday’s Premier League match. Japan.
And the suspension of the sponsorship deal led to Sky Sports making the rather unconventional decision to display Chelsea’s jerseys before the match.
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