Chelsea announce sale agreement

LONDON: The club English Premier League football team Chelsea said on Saturday that “a definitive agreement has been reached” to transfer ownership of the club London-based consortium led by Todd Boley, co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers and backed by Clearlake Capital. The alliance that overcame the race to buy the club Earlier this month he got Premier League and British government approval to complete the deal last week. The former owner of the club Russian, Roman Abramovich, is subject to the sanctions imposed by the British government after the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, which Moscow considers a “special military operation”. Abramovich put in sale on club early March. “Chelsea Football Club can confirm that a final agreement was reached last night to sell the club to the Todd Polley / Clearlake Capital alliance, “Chelsea said in a note. The operation is expected to close on Monday. The club will announce more details in this moment. (Reuters)