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New Chelsea owner Todd Boehly is poised to attend the Premier League summit on Thursday

Todd Boehly is poised to attend the Premier League summit on Thursday in his first official appearance as Chelsea’s new owner after the US tycoon’s £4.25bn takeover was ratified last month by the top flight and UK Government

  • All 20 Premier League clubs will reconvene to constitute the new season 
  • Todd Boehly is expected to meet his new counterparts at summit near Leeds
  • Behdad Eghbali, co-founder of joint owners Clearlake Capital, is due to attend 

Todd Boehly is set to make his first official appearance as new Chelsea owner at Thursday’s Premier League meeting.

All 20 clubs will reconvene on Thursday to constitute the new season, and US tycoon Boehly is expected to attend the summit, which will be his first top-flight engagement since his £4.25billion Stamford Bridge takeover was ratified last month.

Behdad Eghbali, co-founder of joint owners Clearlake Capital, is also due to attend the meeting near Leeds on Thursday.

Todd Boehly is set to make his first official appearance as new Chelsea owner at a Premier League meeting

All 20 clubs will reconvene on Thursday near Leeds to constitute the new league season

All 20 clubs will reconvene on Thursday near Leeds to constitute the new league season

The meeting will provide the new Chelsea owner with an opportunity to meet his new counterparts ahead of the first season without Roman Abramovich at the helm for almost two decades.

There was some concern in May that Boehly’s Blues buy-out would not be completed in time for Chelsea to attend the meeting – a scenario that would have raised serious doubts over the club’s participation in the Premier League next season.

But Chelsea’s entrance into next season’s league will be ratified on Thursday as the Boehly regime gets going.

Boehly will meet his new counterparts ahead of Chelsea's first season without Roman Abramovich at the helm for almost two decades

Boehly will meet his new counterparts ahead of Chelsea’s first season without Roman Abramovich at the helm for almost two decades

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