Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has announced the sale of football club Chelsea. This was said in a statement published on the football club’s website.
“I have made the decision to sell it as I believe it is in the interests of the club, the fans, the staff, as well as the club’s sponsors and partners,” Abramovich said. Full statistics and all current odds for all sporting events can be found at 1xbet app download.
According to him, he instructed his team to create a charitable foundation, to which it was decided to transfer all the net proceeds from the sale of the club, the funds will be donated to victims of military events in Ukraine.
Bloomberg today quoted a British Labour MP and head of the parliamentary standards committee, Chris Bryant, as saying that Abramovich is hurriedly selling real estate in Britain to avoid sanctions.
On the eve, French President Emmanuel Macron demanded a full inventory of villas, yachts and luxury cars of Russians on the sanctions list. French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said in an interview with Le Figaro that the agency plans to identify Russians who have assets in France – the found property will be seized.
Earlier Abramovich, amid Western sanctions, decided to transfer the management of the English football club Chelsea to the trustees of a charitable foundation.