Ex-captain John Terry wants to become shareholder at the Champions League winner FC Chelsea. As the 41-year-old confirmed on Saturday evening at Twitter, he plans to acquire the consortium “The True Blues” for around 250 million pounds of ten percent of the English top club.
“Chelsea has been such an important part of my life for 22 years. I want the story and heritage of the club to be protected,” Terry wrote. The aim is to initiate a “new era with like-minded”, which “have the same long-term vision, build the best football club in the world, and understand how important our DNA is”.
To the group, in addition to the British Athletics Icon Lord Sebastian Coe, are also many fans and season card holders. Together, one developed a concept that will support and supplement the potential buying interestee in the leadership of the club while strengthening the connection between the fans and the Executive Board, “Terry said.
The previous club owner Roman Abramovich had announced a few days after the raid of Russia on Ukraine to sell Chelsea. The British government imposed sanctions against Russian oligarchs in the past week, the club has since stands before an uncertain future.
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The former center-back Terry had returned to the blues as an academy trainer at the end of December. During his active career he won 17 title with the Champions League winner, 2018 he finished his career there. Subsequently, the former female player of the English national team until last July as a assistant coach at the Premier League Club Aston Villa under contract.