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Roman Abramovich is considering to get rid of Chelsea

December 29 2008

Roman Abramovich is thinking about the POI, to sell the English soccer club Chelsea. This was reported today the German newspaper "Bild".

The publication indicates that the global financial crisis and the depreciation of the shares of companies state Abramovich declined from 16.7 billion to 2.3 billion euros.

And billionaire now chooses what to sell - luxury yacht "Pelarus" (length 115 m, with two helipads and missile defense system on board valued at over EUR 200 million), or club Chelsea, which from July 2003 to Mr Abramovich has invested According to expert estimates, 210 million euros.

"Since November, rumors about what Abramovich wants to sell the club - said a finance expert in football, a former manager of the club FC Schalke 04 and Hanover Ilya Kentsig. - Now he's just looking for someone who undertakes to arrange it this deal, "wrote

At Chelsea since the beginning of the season introduced austerity measures. For example, fired 15 Breeders' Club, whose salaries cost the club at 156 thousand euros per year, abolished free food for players in the local canteen.

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