Chelsea’s bank account suspended in latest sanction

Starlyon King
By Starlyon King
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Chelsea’s bank account has been suspended temporarily by Barclays due to the sanctions on Abramovich by the UK government.

Chelsea’s bank account suspended in latest sanction

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich was suspended by the United Kingdom government; suspended from transactions with UK businesses and individuals.

Chelsea workers with corporate credit cards won’t be able to make use of them, because Chelsea’s Barclays account has been frozen.

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Club owner Abramovich was sanctioned by the UK government on Thursday, with this decision prevents the Russian billionaire from making profits in the UK.

Chelsea won’t also be able to sell new tickets nor sign new players, however, the UK government will allow existing ticket holders to attend matches.

As long as we have enough shirts and a bus to drive to games we will be there and will compete hard, Everybody can be very sure that we focus on us, to keep the attitude and the mentality right on the training ground and within the team.

Thomas Tuchel

However, Chelsea are hopeful the suspension will be lifted shortly.
Under the special license, Chelsea is still able to meet up with fixtures while staff will continue to be paid and existing ticket holders are allowed to attend matches.

The UK government cleared the Blues to continue the process of selling the club after sanctioning Roman Abramovich.

Chelsea employees are not responsible for what is happening. One man is responsible for that, and it’s Vladimir Putin.

Jurgen Klopp

This is nothing but a direct attack on Chelsea FC. This isn’t about Roman Abramovich anymore.

Rio Ferdinand

Chelsea will take on Newcastle on Sunday, March 13.

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I'm Kingsley Neji, popularly known as Starlyon King, CEO of SportPremi and UnicrossBlog. I'm a sports journalist delivering data-driven reports and analysis.
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