Roman Abramovich is planning to attend his first competitive Chelsea fixture in over a year at the Europa League final. Report informs citing The Sun that Blues’ billionaire owner has not been seen at a first-team game since issues over his UK visa last summer. Roman has since taken up Israeli citizenship and hopes to be in Azerbaijan for Wednesday’s final against Arsenal.
It is also being seen as a huge boost for Chelsea as a public show by the Russian tycoon that he remains committed to the club.
The Russian businessman has been the owner of Chelsea since 2003. Abramovich bought the club for 140 million euros.
Notably, the final of the Europa League will be held on May 29 at the Baku Olympic Stadium. Two English clubs “Chelsea” and “Arsenal” will compete.