The UK government has said it will keep football on track while ensuring the sanctions hit their desired targets. In addition, clubs will no longer be allowed to sell tickets, and only season ticket holders will be able to watch games in the future. According to CCTV news reports, on March 10, local time, the British government froze the assets of the Russian owner of the Premier League Chelsea club Roman Roman Abramovich in the UK, which means that the sale of Chelsea will also be suspended.
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The British government announced that,All Abramovich’s British assets have been frozen, and Chelsea can still be franchised normally, but the sale of the club will be suspended.
Abramovich is one of seven oligarchs subject to the sanctions, which also include Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, VTB Bank Chairman Andrei Kostin and CEO Alexei Miller, and Russia’s state-owned oil pipeline carrier Transneft President Nikolai Tokarev.
also,Clubs will no longer be allowed to sell tickets, and only season ticket holders will be able to watch games in the future.
British Culture Minister Nadine Dorries said:The government will work with clubs to keep football on track while ensuring sanctions meet expectations. Premier League clubs will be given “special permits” to allow their fixtures to be completed, staff paid and existing ticket holders to watch the games.
Previously, restricted by the British economic sanctions against Russia,Roman Abramovich made the “difficult decision” to sell Chelsea FC earlier this month,To finance “all victims” of the Ukrainian war.
Abramovich had expected to sell Chelsea through the US bank Raine Group for at least £3bn, Sky News earlier reported.
Abramovich bought London-based Chelsea in 2003. During his tenure, Chelsea won the season title of England’s top football league, the Premier League and the prestigious FA Cup five times each. The club has also won the Champions League twice. Chelsea are currently third in the Premier League, behind leaders Manchester City and Liverpool.