Todd Boehly Takes Biggest Risk Yet As Chelsea Exit Leaves Owner No Place To Hide Transfer Window
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Todd Boehly’s words when announcing Chelsea’s new board of directors certainly made it seem that a new era at Stamford Bridge has now truly started. For us, that effort has begun.
The composition confirmed that Marina Granovskaia would be departing the Blues, though the Blues’ former transfer chief has agreed that she will remain available for the duration of the transfer to aid the transition. Regardless of how Granovskaia’s abilities are assessed, whether that be as Best Club Director in European Football or as the figure who oversaw Antonio Rudiger’s departure from the club with no replacement in place, there is no doubting the vacuum she leaves.
Boehly has wasted little time in making his role crucial.
The American may be a co-owner in a larger consortium, but his continued presence at Stamford Bridge over the last two months has made him the obvious face of ownership.
Having been confirmed as chairman of the board and interim director, Boehly not only has the responsibility for the big decisions in west London, but it has also been very publically announced.
Chelsea drop points against Wolves as new owner Boehly watches from Abramovich’s seat
Chelsea were held to a 2-2 draw by Wolves in a Premier League fixture on Saturday.The Blues dropped points in front of their new owner, Todd Boehly, who sat in Roman Abramovich’s director’s box seat.The hosts raced into a two-goal lead in the second half after the opening 45 minutes ended goalless.Romelu Lukaku converted from the spot before bending in a fine finish.However, Wolves fought back through Trincao and Conor Coady to earn a point at Stamford Bridge.Chelse...
New Chelsea owner, Boehly faces first challenge as top star insist on leaving Stamford Bridge
According to AS, Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has refused to stay at Stamford Bridge after a successful acquisition by new owner Todd Boehly.On Saturday, he was at Stamford Bridge for the Premier League's 2-2 tie with Wolves.The first major difficulty for Boehly at the club is that one of Chelsea's main players, Azpilicueta, is scheduled to inform the new owner of his intention to leave this summer.On Saturday morning, it was revealed that Boehly, a US business...
Lukaku given condition to leave Chelsea as Boehly takes over
Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku would only be able to leave the club on a loan deal this summer, with a “normalised salary” funded by Chelsea, La Gazzetta Dello Sport reports.Inter Milan are believed to be exploring the option of bringing the Belgian back to the San Siro ahead of next season.Since his £97.5 million move from Inter, Lukaku has struggled to adapt to Thomas Tuchel’s tactical set-up at Chelsea and has found himself on the periphery of the squad in recent...
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