Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has apparently already appreciated for the time after the desired sale of the blues. As the Turkish sports direction fanatik reports, the Russian oligarch is seeking a takeover of the Süper-Lig club Göztepe Izmir.

Accordingly, negotiations between Abramovich and Club side should already run. Göztepe is currently located in the Turkish league at a relegation of relegation, the longtime President Mehmet Sepil had announced his resignation to the end of the season.

Turkey could therefore be of interest to Abramovich because the country has not imposed such sharp sanctions against Russian persons in the course of the war between Russia and Ukraine as other European states. Turkey is not a member of the EU. Only in these weeks was apparently two yachts of the 55-year-old billionaire in Turkish ports.

Chelsea is subject to strict rules because of Abramovich

In the course of the sanctions, Abramovich already announced to sell Chelsea. However, since the British government issued regulations that it abused Abramovich continues to make money with the club, the club around Trainer Thomas Tuchel last in day-to-day business in trouble. Thus Chelsea may not complete contract extensions with players, the sale of merchandising is prohibited. After all, the strict rules when selling tickets were somewhat loosened.

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Overall, more than 200 bids should have given the deadline for a takeover of the club on 18 March. A final decision is likely to fall in the coming weeks.