Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich flies to London to visit family and could show the Blues around
Roman Abramovich traveled to the UK to visit his family on a rare trip to London for the Chelsea owner.
The 54-year-old has not been seen in London since 2018 after struggling with his entrepreneur visa, but has now traveled to the UK to visit relatives.
According to PA’s Nick Purewal, Abramovich’s spokesperson confirmed the Russian-Israeli’s trip to the English capital, which saw him enter the UK with an Israeli citizen, meaning he did not no visa required to enter the country.
Abramovich could travel to Chelsea during his stay in the UK, but that is unconfirmed, as is the length of his trip.
The Chelsea owner has spent money this summer to support manager Thomas Tuchel in the transfer market, spending £ 97.5million to bring Romelu Lukaku back to the club.
Abramovich was in attendance to watch his side beat Manchester City in the Champions League final in Porto in May, the club’s second European Cup.
Abramovich’s commitment to the club cannot be questioned. The support of its managers in the market, despite the method of hiring and firing of its relations with managers. As well as its initiatives off the field, including funding the Say No to Anti-Semitism and No to Hate campaigns.
It’s also worth noting that Abramovich’s spokesperson declined to confirm whether the Blues owner would visit the Holocaust Gallery and the Imperial War Museum, which the Russian-Israeli largely donated.
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