American businessman Paul Allen wants to buy Chelsea

American businessman Paul Allen wants to buy Chelsea

- American businessman Paul Allen is interested in buying Chelsea

- Current owner of the Blues Roman Abramovich wants to sell for £3 billion

- Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe is also in the race to buy the Blues

American billionaire and owner Seattle Seahawks, Paul Allen, is reportedly interested in buying Premier League giants Chelsea from Russian Roman Abramovich.

Business mogul Roman Abramovich has been in charge of the Stamford Bridge club for the past 15 years, and he is said to be considering selling the Blues for £3 billion.

There have been reports that the UK Visa issues Roman Abramovich suffered, is the major rationale while the 51-year-old wants to sell the Premier League club.

And according to the latest report by UK Sun, Paul Allen who owns the Seahawks of the NFL, NBA side the Portland Trail Blazers and MLS team Seattle Sounders wants to buy Chelsea.

The 65-year-old is said to have had meeting this month in New York with football agent Pini Zahavi over the possibility of him taking over the Blues.

Paul Allen is now expected to face serious competition to buy Chelsea from Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe who is also interested.

Chelsea have been superb this season in the Premier League as they currently occupy third position on the standings with 16 points after six games.

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Earlier, had reported how Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich reportedly put the Premier League club up for sale but the Russian billionaire will only sell for massive £3 billion.

According to the report by SunSport, Roman Abramovich has brought in strategists from a New York bank to advise him about a potential sale.

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