“Sure, Mr. Abramovich should not be able to own a football club in this country?” he added.
According to the Sanctions List website, the UK has not sanctioned Abramovich himself.
“I will not ask for the repayment of any loans,” the statement said.
“This has never been about work or money for me, but about pure passion for the game and the club. Furthermore, I have instructed my team to set up a charitable foundation where all net proceeds from the sale will be donated. The foundation will be for the benefit of all victims of war in Ukraine. It includes This is to provide the necessary funds to meet the immediate and immediate needs of the victims, as well as support long-term recovery work.”
Chelsea won two Champions League titles – including in 2021 – and five Premier League titles since Abramovich took ownership of the club in 2003 after paying $233 million.
Chelsea are on the pitch on Wednesday night in their FA Cup fifth round match away to Luton Town.