Abramovich denies demand for repayment of £1.6bn Chelsea loan

Roman Abramovich has denied he wants his £1.6 billion (€1.9 billion) loan to Chelsea repaid and has said the funds will be frozen after the club is sold.
The prospect of Todd Boehly’s consortium completing its takeover of the European champions was plunged into doubt this week because of fears of Abramovich reneging on his promise to write off the club’s debt. Sources close to the process said that Chelsea informed the government they wanted to restru …