?Roman Abramovich has swiftly rejected an offer from Britain’s richest man
The Blues were said to have refused to make a comment on Friday, saying only that Abramovich remained a committed owner.
Any Chelsea fan wanting Roman Abramovich to sell the club isn’t really a Chelsea fan. Abramovich has done so much for the club and is so invested both financially and emotionally. Yes things need shaking up in terms of the board etc but Abramovich is the man. He’s a true blue
— Caitlin (@Caitlin26x) June 1, 2018
The report claims Ratcliffe’s offer was just one of a number of approaches which have been rejected, including from China, as reports suggest a fee in excess of £1bn would be required to cause
Ratcliffe is already the owner of a football club in Switzerland, Lausanne-Sport, and is known to have a personal fortune which sits at more than double that of Abramovich’s, as he is valued at £21.05bn compared to the Russian’s £9.3bn valuation.
The Mail quote a ‘friend’ of Ratcliffe with regards to any deal involving Chelsea, as saying: “Shelling out £2bn or so would seem like a drop in the ocean for Jim but at the moment he is torn about what to do.”
Despite holding a season ticket at Chelsea as it his close to his residence, Ratcliffe is in actual fact a ?Manchester United fan.