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Roman Abramovich ‘demands an extra £500million’ from Chelsea’s prospective new buyers and will now sell the club for £2.5bn

Roman Abramovich

The sale of Chelsea soccer club has reportedly taken one other twist with sanctioned proprietor Roman Abramovich demanding an extra £500million for the club.

In line with Sky News, the trio of billionaire-studded consortia were knowledgeable in the last 48 hours of Abramovich’s request.

They state that the Russian desires this figure assured to increase the pot that might be handed to charitable causes.

It’s believed that this whole will see the worth of Chelsea reaching at least £2.5billion – with £1bn of that being donated to charities.

Abramovich, 55, was sanctioned last month on the back of his homeland Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February.

Russian oligarchs have been focused since the begin of the war and Abramovich was a recognized ally of President Vladimir Putin.

According to Sportsmail on Tuesday, the three remaining bidders for Chelsea have begun their last pitches, with the preferred bidder initially anticipated to be chosen this week.

Still in the working to turn into the new owners are a consortium led by Sir Martin Broughton, the former Liverpool chairman, and one other headed by LA Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly.

The third group consists of Steve Pagliuca, who co-owns the Boston Celtics, and Toronto Maple Leafs backer Larry Tanenbaum.

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