– Abramovich owns a yacht called Eclipse which is two times longer than Stamford Bridge football pitch
– The luxurious yacht boasts of two swimming pools and a missile defense if being shot at
– The Chelsea owner is scheduled to hold talks with Lampard over the vacant managerial role on the yacht
Roman Abramovich does his businesses in his luxury £380million superyacht called Eclipse since his ban from entering the United Kingdom.
Discussions on hiring of a new Chelsea manager are now scheduled to take place in the Eclipse which is currently anchored off St Tropez in the South of France.
Frank Lampard, who is the clear favourite to succeed Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge is currently in France on holiday and plans to meet the Blues’ billionaire owner.
Sarri exit was confirmed on Sunday, June 16, and has since been unveiled as Juventus boss, replacing fellow countryman, Max Allegri.
The Italian’s departure opened the floodgates for Lampard’s return to Stamford Bridge to potentially succeed Sarri.
However, Derby owner Mel Morris has made it clear the Blues will have to up to £4million in compensation to lure Lampard away.
“We’ve made it clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank, that we want to retain him for the long term. If Chelsea want to hire him, then they have to make an offer in pursuit of that,” he said in a statement.
“Meantime, we’ll continue to put our best foot forward to continue with our plans for the coming season and work with Frank for him to know how much he’s wanted by everyone associated with the club,” he submitted.
Meanwhile, TUKO.co.ke earlier reported that photos Abramovich’s luxurious private yacht had surfaced.
The yacht is said to have cost the businessman about KSh 38 billion as at 2010 when he bought it – and at the time it was the biggest private yacht in the world.
The yacht boasts of a huge gym and spa area with a beauty salon, sauna and massage room, while the lower decks contains the suites and cabins that can house 32 guests and 100 crew.
Each cabin in the yacht comes with a private 6ft home cinema screen, a Jacuzzi, spa and specialised security systems.
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