The final list of those interested in acquiring Chelsea, updated today (27) by the Rhine Group, which handles the terms of the sale on behalf of the team, includes names with extensive experience at the helm of successful sports franchises. United States of america. United States of america. the information is from the portal Wire, However, the Blues sale is expected to last until April 11, when the US company extended the deadline for potential bidders to submit their final bids.
Among the potential buyers are American financiers Josh Harris and Dave Blitzer, who back the offer from Britain’s Martin Broughton and Sebastian Coe. The American pair is also a shareholder of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and the NHL’s New Jersey Devils, as well as Crystal Palace.
NBA Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive is also interested, as is MLB LA Dodgers owner Todd Boehley.
The list of finalists also includes the Ricketts family (which has already been dismissed by fans of the team for accusations of racism) and Stephen Pagliuca (co-owners of the Boston Celtics and Atalanta), which could be considered a conflict. interests in European football).
After the final bids are received on April 11, the entire purchase can be signed, sealed and delivered by the end of the same month. The winner will also need to be approved by the UK government, which has imposed several financial sanctions on Chelsea.
The potential buyer will also have to secure £1bn in future investments, which is supposed to be a fund to ensure player investments continue at a pace similar to the Abramovich era.