It has been revealed recently jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera aka El Chapo wanted to pay an estimated $869m to buy Chelsea from current owner Roman Abramovich prior according to Spanish publication Sport.
South American drug money has been
linked to football ever since Pablo Escobar’s close involvement with the sport and the report of El Chapo wanting to invest in football wouldn’t be weird.
However, it is understood El Chapo would not have passed the Premier League’s fit and Proper Owner test.
El Chapo, 58, is believed to be worth around $1 billion.