According to a report from Sports Express, Arkadiy Abramovich, son of Chelsea owner Roman, is one of the main candidates in the race to buy Russian club CSKA Moscow.
Russian businessman Roman Abramovich took over Premier League giants Chelsea in 2003, since transforming the club into one of world football’s undoubted heavyweights.
His current net worth stands at a staggering $9.1 billion.
Following in the footsteps
His connections to European football do not stop here, though, with the Russian entrepreneur also sponsoring CSKA Moscow.
And, as per the aforementioned report from Sports Express in Russia, Abramovich’s son, Arkadiy, is now ready to take his family’s ties to CSKA a step further by buying ‘the Armeitsy.’
Arkadiy founded the consortium ARA Capital, which includes highly successful companies Crosby and Zoltal.
As such, his current fortune is estimated at around 2.8 billion dollars by Russian sources.
CSKA Moscow is thought to be up for sale for around 300 million dollars, with an announcement on Abramovich’s bid expected in the near future.