Thomas Tuchel calls for the takeover of Chelsea by Todd Boehly to wrap us up as soon as possible


Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel calls for a takeover to wrap us up ASAP so they can get back to business…as the German admits he has yet to meet Todd Boehly despite the consortium signing American of an agreement to buy the club

Thomas Tuchel wants Todd Boehly’s consortium to take control of Chelsea as soon as possible after speaking out for the first time since it was announced that a £4.25billion deal had been agreed.

The Blues confirmed in the early hours of Saturday morning that the American consortium could buy the club, after approval from the British government.

Boehly is featured for Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Wolves at Stamford Bridge.

Thomas Tuchel hopes Todd Boehly’s takeover of Chelsea can be finalized quickly

Chelsea announced that the American consortium had signed an agreement for the acquisition

Chelsea announced that the American consortium had signed an agreement for the acquisition

Asked by sky sports While the update brought some relief to Chelsea, Tuchel said: ‘No relief, but it gives us an idea that the terms are agreed and I hope the process will be streamlined and moving forward as soon as possible so that we can act and no longer be punished – so good news.’

In response to being asked if he has ever met Boehly, he added: “No, not yet, I haven’t been involved in any discussions so far.” It could happen soon, but not before today.

This is great news for Chelsea fans after a period of uncertainty after sanctions were imposed on former club owner Roman Abramovich for his links to Russian President Vladimir Putin amid the war. underway in the country in Ukraine.

The club said the deal is expected to be completed by the end of May, “subject to all necessary approvals”.

Boehly is present at Stamford Bridge for Chelsea’s Premier League game with Wolves

The sanctions against Abramovich have had an impact on the club and its supporters.

Chelsea again have limited attendance for their game with Wolves as they were not allowed to sell tickets, only season ticket holders could attend.

Boehly’s consortium has been named the preferred bidder to take over Stamford Bridge by Raine Group, the US bank overseeing the sale. He has teamed up with fellow Dodgers owner Mark Walter, Swiss billionaire Hansjorg Wyss and investment firm Clearlake Capital.

The LA Dodgers owner was pictured at Stamford Bridge on Friday night, hours before Boehly’s band signed a purchase deal.

Darren Lavery, who took the photo, claimed in a tweet that US billionaire Boehly was “more than happy to stand up and chat with us”, adding that the businessman was a “top, top guy”.

The news is a boost for Chelsea fans following sanctions against Roman Abramovich

The news is a boost for Chelsea fans following sanctions against Roman Abramovich

Chelsea’s statement in the early hours of Saturday morning read: “Chelsea Football Club can confirm that terms have been agreed for a new ownership group, led by Todd Boehly, Clearlake Capital, Mark Walter and Hansjorg Wyss, to acquire the club.”

“Of the total investment made, £2.5 billion will be applied to buy the shares of the club and this proceeds will be deposited in a frozen UK bank account with the intention of donating 100% to charitable causes, such as confirmed by Roman Abramovich UK government approval will be required for proceeds to be transferred from the frozen UK bank account.

“In addition, the proposed new owners will commit £1.75bn of additional investment to benefit the club. This includes investments in Stamford Bridge, the Academy, Women’s Team and Kingsmeadow and continued funding for the Chelsea Foundation.

“The sale is expected to be finalized at the end of May subject to all necessary regulatory approvals. More details will be provided at that time.



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