Owner Abramovich Still Passionate About Chelsea, Says Luiz

By Daily Sports on May 16, 2019

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Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is still passionate about the Premier League club and tries his best to be involved on a daily basis despite his long-term absence at Stamford Bridge, defender David Luiz has said.

Russian billionaire Abramovich ran into problems renewing his British visa last year amid tensions between the two countries and he has not been seen at Chelsea’s matches this season.

British media reports indicated Abramovich had grown weary and even looked to sell the club but Luiz said the 52-year-old had not lost his hunger for success after speaking with him prior to renewing his Chelsea contract last week.

“I had the opportunity to talk with him last week to decide my future,” Luiz told The Daily Mail here. “He loves the club and everything that is inside the club, not just the people. He wants to win everything, he wants to do more.

“It’s difficult for him, he has been away but his heart is here. He tries to be involved every single day. He’s still really passionate for the club. He has the same hunger, thinking about winning. He doesn’t want to lose energy.

“He’s the one who built Chelsea — everything at Chelsea changed because of him. The results speak for themselves, 15 trophies in 15 years.”(Reuters)

•Photo shows Roman Abramovich 

Source Daily Sports

Posted May 16, 2019


 

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