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New Chelsea owner Todd Boehly joined by family at Dodgers Charity Gala after Premier League comments

Chelsea’s new owner Todd Boehly joined by his wife Katie and their three sons at the LA Dodgers Charity Gala after telling the Premier League ‘they don’t realize their chance’ as he shakes things up in England

  • Todd Boehly attended the LA Dodgers Charity Gala with his family on Thursday
  • The American was pictured with his wife, Katie, and three sons
  • The appearance came just a day after his comments about the Premier League
  • He claimed the Premier League doesn’t know how big its potential is

Chelsea’s new owner Todd Boehly is pictured with his family at the LA Dodgers Charity Gala, just a day after he thought English football was ‘undervalued’.

The 48-year-old was caught with his wife, Katie, and his three children during the sixth episode of the now annual charity event, which was attended by several other celebrities, including Venus Williams and Rachel Leigh Cook.

The sold-out event was topped off with a performance by Jennifer Lopez, with proceeds benefiting LADF’s charity.

Todd Boehly was pictured with his wife, Katie, at Dodger Stadium, home of the LA Dodgers

Todd Boehly was pictured with his wife, Katie, at Dodger Stadium, home of the LA Dodgers

Todd and Katie posed with their three sons at the event headlined by Jennifer Lopez

Todd and Katie posed with their three sons at the event headlined by Jennifer Lopez

Boehly, who became Chelsea’s new owner alongside private equity firm Clearlake Capital in late May following Roman Abramovic’s departure, recently spoke out about the Premier League’s untapped potential, claiming that ‘they don’t realize how big their chance is’ .

Speaking at the SuperReturn International private equity conference in Berlin on Wednesday, as per BloomerangBoehly said, “Let’s take control of our destiny and think about how we can optimize it.

‘The investment category is being institutionalised. Now we are starting to realize the power of these platforms.

Boehly owns 20 percent of the LA Dodgers, and since May also Chelsea

Boehly owns 20 percent of the LA Dodgers, and since May also Chelsea

Businessman and investor Boehly had previously tried to buy Chelsea in 2019

Businessman and investor Boehly had previously tried to buy Chelsea in 2019

Chelsea's previous owner Roman Abramovic was sanctioned by the British government in March

Chelsea’s previous owner Roman Abramovic was sanctioned by the British government in March

“The big six will be the big seven with the Saudi deal for Newcastle. Everyone gets a chance to win.’

Boehly’s comments seem to suggest that change is needed in the Premier League if it is to fulfill its potential.

The investor had previously referred to income opportunities from sports betting and better player marketing at Chelsea, as well as more rewards for fans who buy season tickets.

Since Boehly arrived at Stamford Bridge, the cost of some of the best seats on the ground has already increased significantly

And the American is keen to invest in the transfer market this summer from the get-go, with Blues boss Thomas Tuchel reportedly at a cost of £200m, with Sevilla defender Jules Koundde and Inter’s Milan Skriniar targeting.

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