Roman Abramovich ‘opens talks’ to buy new European football team after quitting Chelsea
Roman Abramovich is said to have opened talks to buy a new football club in Europe after putting Chelsea up for sale – despite the Blues takeover not yet being completed
Roman Abramovich is said to have opened talks to by a new football club in Europe after putting Chelsea up for sale – despite the Blues takeover not yet being completed.
The Russian oligarch was pushed into selling up at Stamford Bridge after being placed under sanctions by the UK government – and hasn’t wasted any time in looking at future investments.
The 55-year-old billionaire said it was with a heavy heart that he put Chelsea up for sale after a hugely successful two decades, and he could be about to channel his passion into Turkish outfit Goztepe.
Turkish outlet Fanatik report that negotiations between outgoing Goztepe president Mehmet Sepil and Abramovich’s representatives have already begun.
Sepil recently announced that he would be leaving his role as president but would keep hold of duties until a replacement was found
They say that Super Lig outfit had their eyes turned towards the former Chelsea chief due to recent developments, and that market assessments have been made by both parties.