Chelsea confirmed on their official website that the Todd Boehly-led consortium has entered the final agreement to buy the west London club and the deal could be completed on Monday.
Official statement confirmed on the Chelsea website.
“Chelsea Football Club can confirm that a final and definitive agreement was entered into last night to sell the Club to the Todd Boehly/Clearlake Capital consortium.
“It is expected that the transaction will be completed on Monday. The Club will update further at that time.”
The 24 years old who was named Chelsea player of the season thinks there are exciting times ahead and he is looking out for a successful future under the new Chelsea owners.
What did Mason Mount say?
Speaking on Sky Sports, the Chelsea player of the season reacted to takeover completion saying: “It’s an exciting time now with the owners being confirmed today, going forward it’s going to be exciting.
“The era under Roman [Abramovich] has been brilliant, now we look forward. It’s exciting stuff, can’t wait to get back to it.”
The Blues finished third in the Premier League and 19 points behind champions Manchester City and 18 points behind second-place Liverpool. according to Mount Chelsea’s goal, next season is to close the gap between them and Manchester City.
Next season’s Premier League is expected to be one of the keenly contested. Thomas Tuchel had already tipped Totteham Hotspurs to mount a serious title challenge.
Mason Mount added: “We were obviously in and around it [top of Premier League] until about midway through. Disappointed that we fell off a bit.
“That’s the goal next season, we want to close the gap, be up there.”
Meanwhile, Roman Abramovich had released a final statement to Chelsea.
The Russian Billionaire had won the west London club for almost two decades. He was forced to put the Club on sale amid the Russia Ukraine war.
In his final farewell message to Chelsea via the Chelsea official website, he said: “It has been nearly three months since I announced my intention to sell Chelsea FC. During this time, the team has worked hard to find the right custodian for Chelsea FC that would be best positioned to successfully lead the Club into its next chapter.
“The ownership of this Club comes with great responsibility. Since I came to Chelsea nearly twenty years ago, I have witnessed first-hand what this Club can achieve. My goal has been to ensure that the next owner has a mindset that will enable success for the Men’s and Women’s teams, as well as the will and drive to continue developing other key aspects of the Club, such as the Academy and the vital work of Chelsea Foundation.
“I am pleased this search has now come to a successful conclusion. As I hand over Chelsea to its new custodians, I would like to wish them the best of success, both on and off the pitch.
“It has been an honor of a lifetime to be a part of this Club – I would like to thank all the Club’s past and current players, staff, and of course fans for these incredible years.
“I am proud that as a result of our joint successes, millions of people will now benefit from the new charitable foundation which is being established. This is the legacy that we have created together.
“Thank you. Roman.”