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John Terry responds to Conor McGregor saying he wants to ‘explore’ buying Chelsea

Roman Abramovich has confirmed his decision to sell Chelsea following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and UFC star Conor McGregor has expressed interest in buying the club

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John Terry has responded to Conor McGregor’s outlandish claim that he was looking into the purchase Chelsea by Roman Abramovich.

The Blues Owner has confirmed his decision to sell the club the following Russia’s invasion from Ukraine and it’s understood he wants £3billion for it First League Side.

Abramovich denies any affiliation with Wladimir Putin and has yet to face punishment as the UK government continues to target Russian money with sanctions.

The 55-year-old establishes a foundation, the net proceeds of which go entirely to the victims of the foundation Russia ‘s invasion of Ukraine.

Abramovich, who has owned Chelsea since 2003, also said he would not seek any loans owed to him, which are said to total £1.5billion.







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McGregor who is worth several hundred millionHe has previously expressed interest in buying his youth club Manchester United.

And the 33-year-old now has that threw his hat in the ring to buy the blues

The UFC fighter shared a screenshot of Whatsapp messages to Twitter which read: “Chelsea is up for sale for £3bn. Let’s buy it.”

The caption of the tweet read: “I want to investigate this. @ChelseaFC.”

He then posted a video of him as the club’s owner in a press conference and then chatted with staff at the training ground.

The caption read: “Push the limit! @ChelseaFC.”

Whether he actually has the skills to create an offer – be it alone or as part of a consortium – is questionable.

But that didn’t stop Chelsea legend John Terry from sending a cryptic reply to McGregor, tweeting eyes, blue heart and football emojis.

Abramovich confirmed his decision to sell Chelsea to protect the club after the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

He said in a statement: “As I said before, I have always made decisions in the best interests of the club. In the current situation I have therefore made the decision to sell the club as I believe it is in the best interest of the club, the fans, the staff and the club’s sponsors and partners.

“The sale of the club will not be rushed but will follow due process. I will not demand loan repayments. It was never about business or money for me, but pure passion for the game and the club.

“I have also tasked my team with setting up a charitable foundation to which all net proceeds from sales will be donated. The foundation benefits all victims of the war in Ukraine. This includes providing critical resources to address the urgent and immediate needs of victims, as well as supporting long-term recovery work.

“Please know that this has been an incredibly difficult decision and it pains me to part with the club in this way. However, I believe it is in the best interest of the club.

“I hope to be able to visit Stamford Bridge one last time to say a personal farewell to all of you. It has been a privilege of my life to be a part of Chelsea FC and I am proud of all our achievements together. Chelsea Football Club and its fans will always be in my heart.”

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