Javed Afridi, owner of Pakistan Super League team Peshawar Zalmi, has begun negotiations with the Russian owner of Chelsea.
As a result, Roman Abramovich, the Russian owner of English football club Chelsea, has set a Friday deadline for potential buyers to submit offers. Submit
Roman Abramovich, the club’s owner since 2003, is rumoured to be expecting a $2.5 billion bid.
As reported by the Khaleej Times, Pakistani businessman Javed Afridi is one of the few investors who has expressed a desire to purchase the club. According to the article, Javed Afridi’s team met with the Sports and Legal Agency on March 2.
However, a group of Asian investors, including Javed Afridi, want to buy the club.
He thinks now is the time to buy a football team. He thinks an Asian should invest in a football club. Khaleej Times reports Javed Afridi’s team is in talks to buy the club.
One of the investors, Javed Afridi, may have to compete with Swiss billionaire Hansjurg Weiss, who believes Abramovich has made a bid to acquire Chelsea.