UK Technology Secretary Chris Philp told Sky News today that anyone interested in buying Chelsea Football Club can reach out to the UK government and make a proposal, UK Technology Secretary Chris Philp told Sky News today, after it sanctioned current owner Roman Abramovich and halted plans to sell the club.
When the licensing conditions are in place today, sales will not be allowed,” said Philp.
“However, if a buyer shows up, it is open to that buyer or that football club to approach the government and demand that the conditions be changed in a way that allows that purchase to take place. .”
The British government, which is under pressure to increase sanctions on Russian oligarchs after Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine late last month, imposed a travel ban and a freeze on assets owned by Abramovich today. via.
The announcement effectively thwarts his recently announced plan to sell his West London football club, which he is expected to raise for more than £3bn (2.73bn). euro).
London-listed Russian steelmaker Evraz alone, of which Abramovich is the largest shareholder with a 28.6% stake, according to Refinitiv Eikon, said today its entire board of directors has quit.
https://www.independent.ie/sport/soccer/premier-league/sale-of-chelsea-can-go-ahead-if-buyer-approaches-uk-government-directly-41434715.html Chelsea sale could go ahead if buyer approaches UK government directly