Wyss and Boehly confident of deal to buy Chelsea from Roman Abramovich

  • Billionaires to step up negotiations this weekend
  • Abramovich would welcome swift agreement

Todd Boehly and Hansjörg Wyss are increasingly confident that their bid to buy Chelsea will be successful and are set to step up negotiations with Roman Abramovich this weekend.

Abramovich has confirmed he wants to end his ownership of Chelsea and it is believed that the Russian oligarch wants a sale to go through quickly. A deadline of 15 March has been set for interested parties, with the US bank Raine tasked with making the sale, but Boehly and Wyss have stolen a march on rival bidders and are expected to have made their opening offer by Sunday night.

Continue reading…Billionaires to step up negotiations this weekendAbramovich would welcome swift agreementTodd Boehly and Hansjörg Wyss are increasingly confident that their bid to buy Chelsea will be successful and are set to step up negotiations with Roman Abramovich this weekend.Abramovich has confirmed he wants to end his ownership of Chelsea and it is believed that the Russian oligarch wants a sale to go through quickly. A deadline of 15 March has been set for interested parties, with the US bank Raine tasked with making the sale, but Boehly and Wyss have stolen a march on rival bidders and are expected to have made their opening offer by Sunday night. Continue reading…[#item_full_content]

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