Conor McGregor says he wants to buy Chelsea from the Premier League


the star of UFC and business tycoon conor mcgregor he may be on his way to securing his next high-profile business investment, as he reportedly plans to buy Chelsea.

On Wednesday, McGregor tweeted a screenshot of a message he received on WhatsApp that read: “Chelsea for sale, €3bn,” to which he replied, “Let’s buy it.”

Conor McGregor’s Twitter. Roman Abramovich, current owner of Chelsea. Unfortunately, McGregor would not have enough numbers to buy Chelsea.

The caption accompanying the screenshot read: “Looking forward to exploring this @ChelseaFC.”

It is not the first time that the UFC champion and business tycoon, who owns a Dublin pub valued at $2.2 million, has expressed interest in buying a Premier League club. In April 2021 he showed interest in buying Manchester United.

Chelsea is for sale

Roman Abramovich, current owner of Chelsea. Unfortunately, McGregor would not have enough numbers to buy Chelsea.

The Russian billionaire Roman Abramovichwho has owned the London-based club since 2003, announced that he was putting it up for sale as a result of pressure from the British government related to the Russian president’s decision to invade Ukraine.

“As I have said before, I have always made decisions with the Club’s interest in mind. In the current situation, therefore, I have made the decision to sell the Club, as I believe it is in the best interest of the Club, the fans, the employees, as well as the Club’s sponsors and partners,” Abramovich announced in a statement. on Wednesday, adding that it would establish a trust fund with proceeds from the sale to benefit Ukraine.

Last week, the British member of parliament Chris Bryant had asked Abramovich to sell the Chelsea F.C. in response to a leaked British document from 2019 accusing Abramovich of having “links to the Russian state and its public association with corrupt activities and practices.”

Conor McGregor and Chelsea

Unfortunately, McGregor would not have enough numbers to buy Chelsea.

Despite his repeated interest in buying a football club, McGregor doesn’t have the means to buy Chelsea. Abramovich’s investment is worth $1 billion, according to Sports Illustrated. Forbes listed him as the richest athlete in 2021 with a net worth of just 170 million euros.

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