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REVEALED: Dodgy Advice Made Roman Abramovich Choose Chelsea Over Arsenal

REVEALED: Dodgy Advice Made Roman Abramovich Choose Chelsea Over Arsenal
1/06/2019
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich could easily have taken over Arsenal 16 years ago, it has been revealed.
The Sun says the stunning revelations have been made in a new book, The Club, written by two Wall Street Journal writers.

They spoke at length with executives from leading Premier League clubs.

The book claims in 2003, Abramovich hired Swiss bank UBS to examine the economics of English top-flight football.

One of its findings was that “Arsenal were categorically not for sale".

Abramovich instead took over Chelsea for £140m and went on to win five Prem titles and a Champions League.

The book also says former Arsenal vice-chairman David Dein believed the club's owners would have cashed in if Abramovich had offered.
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