Report of Javed Afridi buying Chelsea FC has Twitter in disbelief

Is Javed Afridi going to buy one of the biggest clubs in Europe?

According to reports, Javed Afridi is interested in buying Chelsea FC

Pakistanis are in disbelief following reports of Javed Afridi’s interest in buying Chelsea football club.

According to a report by Spanish media outlet Soy Madridista, which mainly covers Real Madrid news, Javed Afridi is in the running to buy Chelsea that’s been valued at $4 billion by Roman Abramovich.

For those who don’t know, Chelsea is one of the top clubs in Europe and are the current European champions. Its current owner, Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich, is a Russian oligarch.

According to Forbes, his current net worth is estimated to be around $12 billion. Yesterday, in a statement, he announced to sell Chelsea FC.

Javed Afridi’s interest in buying Chelsea FC:

As mentioned earlier, the news was first shared by a Spanish media outlet. Later, it was picked by top media outlets, including Khaleej Times. The Dubai based newspaper claimed that sources have also confirmed about a meeting in this regard.

Afridi’s team held a meeting this afternoon (Wednesday) with a sports and legal agency in the UK. There’s a bunch of investors who are interested in Chelsea Football Club,” Khaleej Times reported, citing a source.

“They believe it’s the right time and opportunity to invest in football. And someone from Asia should come and invest. They are in a negotiation with them right now.”

Javed Afridi has neither confirmed nor denied the news of buying Chelsea. According to reports, Swiss billionaire Hansjorg Wyss is in the race to become the next owner of the club.

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