Martial Artist, Conor McGregor explores buying Chelsea FC for £3 billion

<SUNBIGHT>~Sports~Nkwo~5th March,2022 @ 04:40 WAT

Report By Emmanuel Iheme

IRISH professional mixed martial artist, Conor McGregor, has expressed interest in the acquisition of English Premiership club Chelsea FC.

According to Forbes, the super star is currently worth €170 million, it is however not clear how McGregor hopes to raise the £3 billion price tag for Chelsea.

He announced his intention for the purchase of the London club on Wednesday via twitter.

“I wish to explore this,” McGregor said in a tweet, posting a screenshot of a WhatsApp conversation in which he was told that Chelsea will be sold for £3 billion. 

McGregor made much fortune from his whiskey brand Proper Twelve, raking in €131 million last summer after divesting from the company.

UK government had proposed ban on Chelsea owner, Russian Roman Abramovich, to protest his country’s invasion of Ukraine.■

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