Chelsea upbeat after decade under Roman Abramovich

Abramovich's investment has so far yielded three Premier League titles -- prior to that the club were last crowned champions of England in 1955 -- four FA Cups, two League Cups and, significantly, a highly coveted European Champions League title and last season's Europa League.

updated: July 02, 2013 10:18 IST
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London: Chelsea officials predicted more success for the English giants Monday after a decade under the ownership of Roman Abramovich.

The Russian billionaire, still very much at the helm at Stamford Bridge, has spent an estimated £874 million ($1.33 billion) on transfers and £1.5 billion ($2.28 billion) on wages in the 10 years since he took charge of London club Chelsea on July 1, 2003.

In so doing, Abramovich set a template for a host of wealthy foreign owners who've since taken charge of leading English football clubs and transformed the landscape of the game in its birthplace.

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