Premier League disqualifies Abramovich as Director of Chelsea
In a brief statement issued on Saturday morning, the Premier League confirmed that the decision does not impact on the club’s ability to train and play its fixtures.
The Premier League board has disqualified Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich as a director at the English top flight club, the league said in a statement on Saturday.
"Following the imposition of sanctions by the UK Government, the Premier League Board has disqualified Roman Abramovich as a Director of Chelsea Football Club," the Premier League said.
"The Board's decision does not impact on the club's ability to train and play its fixtures, as set out under the terms of a license issued by the Government which expires on 31 May 2022."