Sir Jim Ratcliffe, Britain's richest man, is interested in adding Chelsea to his portfolio of sporting interests as Roman Abramovich becomes increasingly detached from the club.
The Times report that the 66-year-old
A sailing team, now a cycling team - will Britain's wealthiest man buy Chelsea next? https://t.co/MxMucQNbW9— Matt Dickinson (@DickinsonTimes) March 19, 2019
The Sir Jim Ratcliffe to buy Chelsea rumour is bubbling up again.— Mark Worrall (@gate17marco) March 19, 2019
I love Roman to bits for everything he's done for the club, but his circumstances continue to appear difficult & I wonder if now is the time for a change of order at Stamford Bridge from the top down?
Abramovich's trouble renewing his UK visa has seen him take more of a hands off role at Stamford Bridge in recent months, leading to speculation that he is courting bids for the west London side as he moves away from his British business interests.