Roman Abramovich, Chelsea owner, loses £2.4bn as coronavirus wreaks financial havoc

Roman Abramovich, Chelsea owner, loses £2.4bn as coronavirus wreaks financial havoc

- Roman Abramovich has lost £2.4bn because of coronavirus

- The businesses of the Russian has not been moving well since the virus came

- Chelsea are occupying fourth position on the Premier League standings

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has reportedly suffered the consequence of the deadly coronavirus by losing £2.4bn as the virus wreaks financial havoc.

Many businesses have not been going on well since the outbreak of this life threatening disease which has thrown the whole world into serious panic and confusion.

The outbreak of the virus has affected world's financial markets which turned Roman Abramovich to a loser in terms of capital according to the report on UK Mirror.

Report added that should the Russian Billionaire wants to make up for the loss, then he may decide to sell the Premier League giants.

Many suitors have shown interest in buying Chelsea most especially when the United Kingdom government denied giving Roman Abramovich visa renewal.

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There were reports then that the Russian may sell the club out of annoyance, but he has not made any decision on Chelsea up till today.

Abramovich has been the owner of Chelsea since 2003, and he has won many trophies since then.

But the 53-year-old has not been seen at Stamford Bridge since May 2018 although he traveled to Baku to watch Chelsea in the Europa League final against Arsenal.

Chelsea players made sure that they gave Roman Abramovich the superb win over Arsenal to lift the title which was Eden Hazard's last game for the Blues.

The Blues are currently occupying fourth position on the Premier League standings as Frank Lampard and his wards continue their fight to finish among the top four.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Roman Abramovich wanted to buy Arsenal instead of Chelsea 16 years ago after some ignorant Swiss bankers mistakenly warned the Russian billionaire off.

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After Abramovich's purchase of the Stamford Bridge outfit, he made several attempts to sign Gunners main man Thierry Henry but his attempst were futile.

In a new book written by two Wall Street journalists, The Club, there were revelations of Abramovic's activities.

The Russian oligarch spoke with length executives of top Premier League clubs and hired experts from Swiss bank to examine the economic value of top English sides.

It is understood that the experts claimed that Arsenal was not for sale and Abramovic opted to buy Chelsea for £140 million.

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Source: Legit.ng

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