Cape Town - After reportedly rejecting an offer to
sell Chelsea, owner Roman Abramovich is thought to be willing to
consider offers over £3 billion.
A mega-rich Middle East consortium proposed a potential takeover
offer but it was shrugged off by the Russian, according to The
Telegraph, via The Sun.
There have been rumours that the billionaire businessman was looking
to sell since the UK tightened its regulations on visas for wealthy
Abramovich is now rarely seen at Stamford Bridge and has put plans to
develop the stadium on hold, sparking rumours he is losing interest in
the West London club.
It is claimed that Abramovich has been approached by a number of
potential buyers including Sir Jim Ratcliffe - once Britain’s richest
Sources close to Abramovich insist it is "not for sale" but The
Telegraph report also claims that the Russian would consider
entertaining offers if he receives a bid in the region of £3 billion.