This is how the stunning wealth of Chelsea’s prospective new owners compares with Newcastle United (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

How the stunning wealth of Chelsea’s prospective new owners compares with Newcastle United, Leeds United, Aston Villa and co.

How does Chelsea’s prospective new owners’ wealth compare with Newcastle United and the rest of the Premier League?

By Joe Buck
Thursday, 12th May 2022, 4:04 pm

It has been the season of Premier League takeovers with Chelsea’s potential takeover the latest in a series of high-profile ownership changes.

Roman Abramovich’s 19-year reign at Stamford Bridge is coming to an end with Todd Boehly, co-owner of MLB side LA Dodgers, spearheading a proposed £4.5billion takeover of the Blues - subject to their completion of the Premier League’s Owners and Directors test.

Of course, the most high-profile of them all came in October when the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF) bought an 80% stake in Newcastle United, with PCP Partners and RB Sports & Media each buying a 10% stake in the club.

Here, we take a look at the ‘rumoured net worth’ of every single Premier League owner to see where Chelsea’s prospective new owners would rank and how they compare with Newcastle United:

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