Chelsea takeover 'on verge of being approved' after legal resolution

Acquisizione del Chelsea "in procinto di essere approvata".’ as ‘Roman Abramovich’s lawyers arrive at a solution which should satisfy Treasury officialsover a potential stumbling block to £4.25BILLION deal

  • The Chelsea takeover had been plunged into doubt over a £1.6bn loan
  • Reports now suggest a solution has been agreed, allowing the deal to go ahead
  • The Premier League are reportedly close to giving the takeover the green light
  • Concerns over the Chelsea takeover appear to have eased after a legal resolution was reportedly found over a potential stumbling block to the deal, which is now on the verge of being approved.

    A consortium led by US investor Todd Boehly have agreed terms on a £4.25billion takeover to end the Downing Street non sarebbe stata attratta dalle affermazioni su Roman Abramovich fatte ai Comuni era.

    But there had been ‘alarmamong Government ministers that the deal may be at risk of ‘falling apartover the oligarch’s alleged ‘refusal to agreeto a proposed sale structure.

    Chelsea recently confirmed a consortium led by Todd Boehly (giusto) had agreed a deal to buy them

    Chelsea recently confirmed a consortium led by Todd Boehly (giusto) had agreed a deal to buy them

    With the final deadline for an agreement to go through a fortnight away, negotiations looked to have hit another snag over the £1.6billion owed by Chelsea’s parent company, Fordstam Ltd, to Jersey-registered Camberley International Investments, a company with suspected links to Abramovich.

    Ma I tempi, citing a source close to Abramovich, reports the Russian oligarch insisted on Tuesday evening that lawyers have arrived at a solution which should satisfy Government officials.

    The Government can now allow the deal to go through as a result of the resolution being found.

    Roman Abramovich's lawyers have arrived at a solution that should satisfy the Government

    Roman Abramovich’s lawyers have arrived at a solution that should satisfy the Government

    The Government can now approve the Chelsea takeover, ending a protracted legal process

    The Government can now approve the Chelsea takeover, ending a protracted legal process

    It has also been reported in The Times that Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck and director Marina Granovskaia will receive bonus payments worth £50million when the Boehly takeover goes through.

    The Premier League is believed to be close to giving the takeover the green light, ending a turbulent period for the club after it was plunged into crisis by sanctions placed on Abramovich following the Russian invasion of Ukraine over his alleged links to president Vladimir Putin.

    The sanctions mean Chelsea are operating under a special licence which expires on May 31, with any deal requiring sign-off from ministers and the football authorities.

    Abramovich wants his loan to Chelsea's parent company Fordstam to be repaid to Camberley International Investments

    Abramovich wants his loan to Chelsea’s parent company Fordstam to be repaid to Camberley International Investments

    The government say they have been ‘clear all alongthat they will not countenance any deal that could possibly see some money end up in Abramovich’s pocket.

    It is understood ministers proposed that funds from any sale would be kept in a holding account, and released only once they are satisfied the money can go to a foundation to help victims of the Ukraine war.

    Maggio 31 is also the final day for the club to be registered for European competitions next season, while the Premier League will meet in early June to grant clubs the licenses required to play next season.

    The latest development should ease concerns over the £4.25bn Chelsea takeover

    The latest development should ease concerns over the £4.25bn Chelsea takeover