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Gomez Gravinho confirms links between Portugal and the United Kingdom regarding Chelsea's sales

Gomez Gravinho confirms links between Portugal and the United Kingdom regarding Chelsea’s sales

The Foreign Minister confirmed the contacts with the British Government regarding the sale of Chelsea, which was controlled by Roman Abramovich until international sanctions on the invasion of Ukraine.

“As for Chelsea, of course, here’s a very basic point: Portugal is using the sanctions imposed by the EU. Journalists questioned him on the sidelines of his visit to the island of Santo Anto.

The sale of the Chelsea club to a team led by Todd Bohley, co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team, is in danger of closing for around 25 4.25 billion (4) over the next 24 hours, according to British newspapers. .9 billion euros).

However, as Roman Abramovich holds a Portuguese passport, Portuguese officials also said Monday that they would approve the deal. BBC.

“The British government is currently exploring the possibility of alienating the property of someone on the sanctions list. Obviously, we are in talks with the British government, we are in talks with the European Commission, but we will be diligent. The use of our legal obligations,” said Joao Gomez Gravinho.

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