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This weekend Chelsea experienced a blow: they lost to Brentford at home after being undefeated since October. A few days before facing Real Madrid for the Champions League, the English team is going through a turbulent stage and the departure of Roman Abramovich left a complicated economic reality.

In recent times, the players have had to pay for the gasoline for the bus transfer out of their own pocket. The economic situation is increasingly complex and Thomas Tuchel’s team is experiencing an unforeseen reality for the Premier League.

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Not only that, but also after the leadership of the league decided to remove Abramovich from office, hundreds of employees were left without work. It is that several of them depended on the companies of the Russian business tycoon and according to the Marca news portal, the commercial, human resources, accounting, marketing and representation departments suffered a wave of layoffs.

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The departure of the main sponsor of his shirt, the telecommunications giant Three, the complication to pay salaries to employees with the money available and the possibility of falling under external administration and suffering a points penalty in the Premier League, are some of the problems they have to overcome.

Even in sporting terms the present is worrying. Although Marina Granovskaia, appears as general director of Chelsea, she does not have any type of margin of action.n. Not only can he not renew contracts, but he is also unable to sign players or execute renewal clauses that appear in the contracts.

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Currently the squad continues to receive their salary, but the extra expenses are not authorized because the accounts are frozen and all movements are closely followed by the government that has the club intervened until May 31.

Some of the billionaires interested in buying Chelsea

The Raine Group, a US bank, is in charge of the operation. The Yankee entity is in charge of analyzing and filtering all the offers of the millionaires interested in staying with Chelsea. Since Abramovich announced that he was leaving the club as a result of the British government’s heavy sanctions on Russian oligarchs, some 200 business groups have set their sights on Stamford Bridge.

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During this week the Raine Group will reduce the list of candidates: according to the English press, no later than Friday, the firm will keep the three best offers that will fight to stay with Chelsea. How much will they have to pay? It is estimated that between 2,000 and 3,000 million pounds sterling (between 2,600 and 4,000 million dollars). In 2003, Abramovich became the majority shareholder for around 200 million pounds, which included a debt payment.

One of the first interested in acquiring Chelsea it was Hansjörg Wyss, a Swiss-born billionaire. According to Forbes, he has $5.2 billion: much of his fortune was made when he sold his medical products company to Johnson & Johnson. However, the Helvetian is unwilling to part with much of his assets to stay with the Blues and joined two other tycoons to present a more attractive offer.

Who will be the partners of Wyss if it becomes an owner? Todd Boehly, a businessman from the United States who has shares in the Los Angeles Dodgers (one of the most popular baseball franchises in the MLB) and Jonathan Goldstein, a British entrepreneur who is a fan of Tottenham! Yes, Goldstein seeks to be a shareholder in one of the historical rivals of the club he is a fan of…

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As with the Wyss-Boehly-Goldstein offer, which has one of the Dodgers’ owners, there is another baseball franchise owner interested in the Blues. I know It’s about the Ricketts family (headed by Thomas Ricketts), who are the majority shareholders of the Chicago Cubs, another historic MLB team. In addition, this offer would include Ken Griffin, a billionaire investor who would join the Ricketts’ proposal.