Abramovich stripped of his role as club manager at Chelsea

Future ex-Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is no longer Chelsea club manager. The Russian billionaire sacked by the Premier League.

The end is fast approaching for Roman Abramovich in the English capital. This Saturday morning, the Premier League dismissed the Russian owner from his role as club manager at Chelsea.

« Following the imposition of sanctions by the UK government, the Premier League board disqualified Roman Abramovich as manager of Chelsea Football Club“Explains the Premier League in a quick press release.

A decision that should have no sporting implications for the club that won the Champions League in 2021. “The board’s decision does not affect the club’s ability to train and play matches, as set out in the terms of a government-issued license which expires on May 31, 2022.“said the Premier League in its press release.

Let Blues fans be reassured, Chelsea Football Club will be well able to play its next matches, starting this Sunday. The London club receives Newcastle (3:00 p.m.) at Stamford Bridge. Good news also for Lille. LOSC receives Chelsea this Wednesday, March 16 (9:00 p.m.) for the knockout stages of the Champions League. The defending champions won 2-0 in the first leg.

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