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Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich (center) was in the stands in Baku on Wednesday evening

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich makes the Baku for Europa League final to view the first competitive Blues game in more than a year

  • He was not seen in a first team match because of problems with his British visa
  • The Russian billionaire faced a clash against Arsenal on Wednesday
  • His presence led to speculation about the future of Blues boss Maurizio Sarri
  • Chelsea & # 39; s Bruce Buck was meeting with Juventus chef in team hotel
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Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich was in the stands in Baku on Wednesday evening to watch his first competitive Blues game in more than a year.

The 52-year-old Russian billionaire has not been seen in a first-team match since problems with his British visas arose last summer.

Abramovich, however, attended the Boston New England Revolution earlier this month, winning Chelsea 3-0.

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich (center) was in the stands in Baku on Wednesday evening

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Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich (center) was in the stands in Baku on Wednesday evening

His presence at the Europa League final against Arsenal led to speculation about the future of boss Maurizio Sarri.

Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck saw a meeting with Juve counterparty Andrea Agnelli at the club's club hotel before the game.

Agnelli is on UEFA affairs in Baku, but the Italian outlet Tuttosport says the couple also met to discuss Sarri's future.

The Russian has not been in a competitive Chelsea competition because of problems with his British visa

The Russian has not been in a competitive Chelsea competition because of problems with his British visa

The Russian has not been in a competitive Chelsea competition because of problems with his British visa

They add that Sarri and Agnelli met at the five-star hotel Four Seasons, but the moment was not captured on camera.

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Juventus wants to hire Sarri after Max Allegri's departure. The Blues boss is aware of Juve's offer and is known to be seduced by the opportunity to work in Turin.

And the Serie A club is more and more confident to lure Sarri back to Italy, so they have informed players that the next 60-year-old will be in charge of the 60-year-old.

His presence at the final of the Europa League caused speculation about the future of boss Maurizio Sarr

His presence at the final of the Europa League caused speculation about the future of boss Maurizio Sarr

His presence at the final of the Europa League caused speculation about the future of boss Maurizio Sarr

Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck (right) is spotted with Juve chef Andrea Agnelli (left)

Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck (right) is spotted with Juve chef Andrea Agnelli (left)

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Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck (right) is spotted with Juve chef Andrea Agnelli (left)

Juventus players were told that Maurizio Sarri would be appointed as their next boss

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