Russia Oligarch Roman Abramovich, step down as Chelsea owner amidst strong call for sanctions, after Russia aggression against Ukraine
Since Russia invaded Ukraine in the last 48 hours, A lot of calls have been made that Roman Abramovich should be sanctioned by the UK government, including a serving lawmaker in the UK
A polls also suggest Roman Abramovich should sell Chelsea
Manager of Chelsea Footbal Club hired by Roman Abramovich has also raised concern that the call for sanction is a lil bit distracting Chelsea Football club Players
He, However has responded to this call, by releasing a statement on the Chelsea Football Club website
in his words:
“During my nearly 20-year ownership of Chelsea FC, I have always viewed my role as a custodian of the Club, whose job it is ensuring that we are as successful as we can be today, as well as build for the future, while also playing a positive role in our communities. I have always taken decisions with the Club’s best interest at heart. I remain committed to these values. That is why I am today giving trustees of Chelsea’s charitable Foundation the stewardship and care of Chelsea FC.
I believe that currently they are in the best position to look after the interests of the Club, players, staff, and fans”.