Published: Fri, June 01, 2018
Sport | By Patty Hardy

Mass media: Abramovich withdraws documents for British visa

Mass media: Abramovich withdraws documents for British visa

Before his visa issue, Abramovic was planning to rehabilitate the Stamford Bridge but with the current situation, he has put that plan on hold.

In a statement, the club did not say whether the decision was related to the visa problems of Abramovich who was reported to have taken Israeli citizenship earlier this week.

In a statement the club said that the decision to delay the Stamford Bridge upgrade was because of the "current unfavourable investment climate".

By Neil Gerrard0 CommentsChelsea Football Club has put its plans for a new £1bn stadium on hold.

"No further pre-construction design and planning work will occur".

Abramovich previously attempted to buy Battersea Power Station with a view to redeveloping the site into a new stadium and had looked at Earls Court as a potential place to home Chelsea.

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich is reportedly planning to sell his Premier League club Chelsea and he has demanded a whopping sum of KSh 156.7 billion if he made a decision to sell Chelsea.

Israeli sources claim the steel and oil magnate ripped up his visa request recently, fed up of being treated as a "new applicant".

The dad-of-seven became the owner of the companies that control Chelsea in June 2003.

Abramovich has recently been granted Israeli citizenship, which will help him to visit the United Kingdom, if not work there.

The future of Chelsea Football Club was shrouded in uncertainty on Thursday night after a day of stunning revelations - while Laurent Blanc emerged as a serious candidate for the managerial job.

Mancini accused Sarri of hurling homophobic insults at him during a touchline row when he was Inter Milan boss.

The Blues "are ready to ask" Zidane if he "wants an immediate return to management" after his shock departure from the European champions.

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