February 23, 2024
Strasbourg fans protest against Todd Boehly AGAIN.

Strasbourg fans protest against Todd Boehly AGAIN.

Strasbourg fans continued to protest against Chelsea chairman Todd Boehly in their Ligue 1 clash with PSG on Friday.

Despite reeling from Kylian Mbappe’s goal and assist to face a 2-1 defeat to the title holders, it was not just the scoreline that was talk of French town.

After Chelsea’s chairman Boehly took hold of a majority stake in the French outfit, fans have continued to protest against BlueCo.

Boehly has reportedly bought a stake in the club worth £65 million, which he believes will support his multi-club model to help young players gain experience.

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In their clash with PSG, fans could be seen holding banners reading, ‘All our fears about the BlueCo project, confirmed in this transfer window’.

It was just days after club captain Matz Sels departed the French outfit to join Nottingham Forest for a fee of £5.5m.

Todd Boehly, who has spent nearly £1billion at Chelsea, did not see the success of his signings materialise after the Blues finished just 12th last season, despite 17 players arriving through the door at Stamford Bridge.

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Strasbourg fans could previously be seen with makeshift banners saying: ‘Boehly not welcome’ in huge red letters, as well as protests on Sunday.

Supporters of the Ligue 1 club produced a banner during Strasbourg’s 2-0 home win against Touloues at The Stade de la Meinau – reading ‘no to the timeshare’.

BlueCo, the consortium led by American Todd Boehly, bought a majority stake in the club for a reported £65m.

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Todd Boehly has previously said a multi-club model is a strong pathway for young players to gain experience away from the big clubs, but it seems Strasbourg fans do not want to be a part of it.

Sections of Strasbourg fans have already demonstrated their displeasure at Boehly’s take-over in June.

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