The staggering wealth of Chelsea’s new owners - compared to Aston Villa, Wolves and Leicester
Where will Aston Villa’s Wes Edens and Nassef Sawiris stand in the Premier League owner’s richlist following Chelsea’s takeover?
Chelsea are set to finally complete their takeover in the coming weeks, months after Roman Abramovich put the club up for sale after 19 years in the English capital.
The Russian’s departure from Stamford Bridge comes after the UK government froze his assets earlier this year due to his close links with Vladimir Putin.
A large number of consortiums showed interest in taking over the club, but it was American billionaire Todd Boehly who won the race with hish reported £4.25 billion bid.
The LA Dodgers co-owner and his consortium - that includes Swiss businessman Hansjoerg Wyss - have a net worth of over £10 billion and will be ready to make their mark in the Premier League once everything is confirmed.
The arrival of Boehly comes not long after Newcastle United welcomed their Saudi-backed takeover that made them one of the richest football clubs in the world.
How will Boehly & Co’s rumoured wealth impact the Premier League owners’ rich list when completed? We take a look...