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21:25  15 may  2019
21:25  15 may  2019 Source:   readsport.co

Salomon Kalou hands David Luiz Frankfurt tips ahead of semi-final

Salomon Kalou hands David Luiz Frankfurt tips ahead of semi-final David Luiz has admitted that he has spoken to former Chelsea star Salomon Kalou about upcoming Europa League semi-final opponents Eintracht Frankfurt, the Evening Standard report. Kalou spent six successful seasons at Stamford Bridge and won seven trophies with the Blues, including the Champions League in 2012. The experienced midfielder now plies his trade in the Bundesliga with Hertha Berlin and played against the Blues’ semi-final opponents  on the weekend. The Ivory Coast winger played every minute of Hertha’s 0-0 draw against Frankfurt on Saturday, with Chelsea set to take on the Bundesliga side in Germany on Thursday.

Abramovich has been in a long-running dispute with the UK government, although he is expected to attend Chelsea’s friendly against New England Luiz recently signed a new two-year contract with the club , extending his stay at Stamford Bridge till 2021. Speaking to ESPN, via the Daily Mail, Luiz said

David Luiz has admitted that he has spoken to former Chelsea star Salomon Kalou about upcoming Europa League semi-final opponents Eintracht © Clive Mason/Getty Images Sport Leicester City v Chelsea FC - Premier League. Roman Abramovich will not sell the club this summer, with Chelsea

Luiz claims Abramovich will not sell the club © Clive Mason/Getty Images Sport Leicester City v Chelsea FC - Premier League

Roman Abramovich will not sell the club this summer, with Chelsea defender David Luiz claiming that the Russian remains committed to the club despite not attending Stamford Bridge all season.

Abramovich has been in a long-running dispute with the UK government, although he is expected to attend Chelsea’s friendly against New England Revolution tonight in aid of their ‘Say No to Antisemitism’ campaign.

Luiz claims Abramovich will not sell the club © Clive Mason/Getty Images Sport Clive Mason/Getty Images Sport

Luiz recently signed a new two-year contract with the club, extending his stay at Stamford Bridge till 2021. Speaking to ESPN, via the Daily Mail, Luiz said Abramovich “is still in love with the club and wants to do more” despite his long-term absence.

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A report on Sunday claimed club directors acting for the Russian billionaire have brought in advisers from merchant bank Raine Group as part of a strategic review. But despite reports it is understood Abramovich has no plans to sell the London club and nothing has changed in that regard.

Abramovich attended the Gubkin Institute of Oil and Gas in Moscow (where he sold retreaded car Abramovich was initially hesitant to enter into the aluminium business, claiming that "every three days Since the takeover, the club have won 13 major trophies – the UEFA Champions League, the

Earlier this month, Chelsea officials rebuffed rumours that Abramovich is open to selling Chelsea FC to Britain’s former richest man and billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe.

Abramovich acquired the club from former owner Ken Bates for £140 million back in 2003, and his financial firepower has delivered numerous back-to-back Premier League titles and the coveted Champions League trophy.

Luiz claims Abramovich will not sell the club © Clive Mason/Getty Images Sport Clive Mason/Getty Images Sport

Chelsea are facing a two-window transfer ban but the club have appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. If the appeal is successful and FIFA’s punishment is frozen, fans can expect Abramovich to splash the cash on players essential to challenge for major titles next season.

David Luiz calls for Callum Hudson-Odoi to replace Eden Hazard.
Chelsea defender David Luiz has called for talented teenager Callum Hudson-Odoi to fill the boots of the departing Eden Hazard next season, the Independent report. Hazard starred in the Blues’ Europa League final victory over Arsenal on Wednesday evening, scoring twice and setting up Pedro in Chelsea’s 4-1 win. The Belgian, who has spent seven years at Stamford Bridge, looks set to join Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid this summer. Chelsea may not be able to bring in an immediate replacement for Hazard due to their looming two-window transfer ban.

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