The Premier League released a statement on Tuesday confirming the sale of Chelsea to the consortium led by Todd Boehle, co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team. A deal of about 4.25 billion pounds (4.9 billion euros), after passing the capacity test.
There is now no approval from the English government, as well as the Portuguese government, because Abramovich also holds Portuguese citizenship. Portuguese Foreign Minister, Joao Gomes Cravinho, who had already commented on Tuesday morning on the case.
With regard to Chelsea, of course, there is a completely essential point here: Portugal is applying the sanctions imposed by the European Union. We do it strictly, we do it without exception, and this is how we apply sanctions, and this is how we will continue to apply sanctions.”He said.
tea # PL The Board of Directors has today approved the proposed acquisition of Chelsea Football Club
Your purchase remains subject to UK Government issuance of the required sale authorization and satisfactory completion of the final stages of the transaction
– Premier League Communications (PLComms) May 24, 2022