Todd Boehly to become Chelsea owner, chairman, and transfer negotiator all in one

If you’ve been out all morning or up in the air in a plane, or something entirely different that’s kept you away from the football news this morning, you’ll be completely shocked to log on and see some massive reports involving Chelsea today.

First of all, Chelsea officially announced that chairman Bruce Buck is stepping down from his role at the club, effective from the end of this month.

Sources: Chelsea are interested in signing Aymeric Laporte from Manchester City.

Then, Matt Law of The Telegraph dropped the bombshell that director Marina Granovskaia will be joining Buck in leaving her role at the club as well.

It’s some pretty big news for Chelsea and marks the start of big changes at the club under the new owners from top to bottom.

This means, that for the time being at least, that new owner Todd Boehly will not only be the owner of the club, but he’s also set to become the full time new club chairman, and maybe even the transfer negotiator this summer at least.

Law wrote:

“Buck will give up his role, which co-owner Todd Boehly is in line to fill, at the end of this month, and Telegraph Sports understands Granovskaia is in line to follow.

“Should her departure be confirmed before the transfer window closes, as some sources believe is now likely to be the case, Boehly will not only take on the chairmanship, but also take over transfer negotiations which Granovskaia had been in charge of during the reign of previous owner Roman Abramovich.”

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3 Comments

  1. There’s nothing wrong about their leaving the Club.
    But whatever Boehly is doing should quickly add value to the team as they prepare for the next season please.
    Tuchel should be supported and encouraged to get in the players to improve the team on-time.
    We have heard too much noise since the ban and even more after the sale.We look forward to positive impact in terms of recruitment of New Players and to be done expeditiously like other big teams around Europe please

  2. Mariana she is a powerful lady in time of transfer todd hope he knows what he is doing and why is that no new face in chelsea team. Man city if they want player they go get it, liverpool also but i dnt even what is happening wit chelsea

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