Sir Jim Ratcliffe has insisted he’s “determined” to take over at Chelsea, regardless of submitting his bid for the Premier League membership lengthy after the deadline.
90min reported on Ratcliffe’s potential curiosity all the best way again in March, and on Friday it was lastly confirmed that almost all proprietor of the chemistry group Ineos had completed a late ploy to purchase Blues.
Recent stories, nonetheless, recommend that his bid has been rejected “outright” – though this has not deterred him from persevering with the takeover.
“We had a communication with Raine and met them at the end of last week. We made an offer but have heard very little from them,” Ratcliffe instructed the BBC.
“My message to Raine is not to discount our offer. We are British and have great intentions for Chelsea. If I were Raine I would not close any door.”
In the identical interview, Ratcliffe, who was initially a Manchester United supporter, continued his imaginative and prescient for Chelsea. His plans embrace increasing Stamford Bridge’s capability whereas retaining its iconic title and likewise investing considerably within the membership’s youth and ladies’s groups.
Asked why his bid had been delayed, he replied: “I think it’s quite simple – it’s a big decision to buy a national asset and it’s a big commitment in terms of time and money.
“We are there in the long run, it’s a giant accountability to tackle and it takes time to make a determination to be absolutely dedicated.
“We got there at the end of the day and we are committed. We will not give up.”
In the in depth interview, Ratcliffe additionally admitted that he had “shared loyalty” when Chelsea met Man Utd.
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90min understands that the British businessman has been inspired from inside the partitions of Stamford Bridge to proceed, and he has some hope that he can grow to be the membership’s subsequent proprietor.
A supply with information of the scenario mentioned: “He would not have gone this far if he did not think there was a chance.”
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