Abramovich sanctioned LIVE: Chelsea face huge implications including no transfer or new contract, Blues unable to sell tickets or merchandise, club sale blocked


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Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has been sanctioned by the British government as part of a crackdown on Russian money.

The 55-year-old put Chelsea up for sale on March 2 following Russia’s continued invasion of Ukraine.

Abramovich has owned Chelsea since 2003 and has always strongly denied any current political links with Russia’s ruling elite, but Boris Johnson’s government has now frozen all of his UK assets.

Chelsea will receive a special license to continue operations, but the sale of the Stamford Bridge club is now on hold.

The very shape of Chelsea’s long-term future has been in doubt.

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