A private Saudi consortium has officially interested in the purchase of the English top club FC Chelsea. According to the appropriate explanation of owner Roman Abramovich for sale and the Saudi consortium, according to the information of Raine Group and Goal , has been launched in the New York Bank Raine Group responsible for the settlement.
Which investors are exactly behind the offer is not yet known. However, the Saudi Media Fund belongs. This focuses on investing media, advertising and sports in brands from the fields of media, advertising and sports. Saudi Media maintains dependances in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates and just Saudi Arabia.
As a stumbling stone for the Saudi consortium, it could prove that Chelsea may be careful after the current experiences with the Russian oligarch Abramovich, to accept offers from politically controversial parties.
Chelseas Premier League Rival Newcastle United was taken over by a Saudi State Fund a few months ago. Among other things, this had led to major discussions under fans and experts because of non-compliance with human rights in Saudi Arabia.
Meanwhile, at least ten serious prospects deal seriously with a purchase Chelseas. Among other things, a US Swiss consortium under the guidance of Todd Boehly and Hansjörg Wyss and the Turkish businessman Muhsin Bayrak.
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Abramovich wants to sell FC Chelsea
Abramovich, which is under pressure by the Russian invasion in Ukraine and his connections to President Vladimir Putin under pressure, hopes for a sales price of around 3.6 billion euros for the Club World Champion. An ambitious project that does not seem impossible through the high number of interested parties.
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Abramovich’s goal is to accept an offer until 15 March. The billionaire has announced the profit from the sale of his club will benefit “the victims of war in Ukraine”.