The Russian mogul landed at Stamford Bridge in June 2003, after Kenneth Bates agreed to sell the club that was his property. Since then, Londoners have seen growth that has led them to win several editions of the Premier League and the Champions League, among other titles.
Chelsea has accumulated 20 trophies since Roman Abramovich is the owner of the entity, a significant fact in these 18 years, since in the previous 98 of history he added 14. We see what were the first ten incorporations in which he decided to invest his resources to wash equipment face:
The former Russian pivot was bought from Girondins Bordeaux for 5.5M. The same month of August it was yielded to Portsmouth. He was on loan in the 2003-04 campaign, something that was repeated at Charlton Athletic in 2005-06, before being sold for 1.5M to Dinamo Moscow. He played 25 games for Chelsea, in addition to winning a League Cup and a Premier League.
The former English right-back landed at Stamford Bridge from West Ham by 8.3M. He was on loan in the 2006-07 academic year at Portsmouth, where he would later be sold for 5.5M. He made 71 appearances for Chelsea, where he won the Premier League twice and a League Cup.
The former English midfielder arrived from West Ham for 9’9M and spent seven years at the club, until landing at Liverpool without transfer cost in 2010. During this time he played 281 games and won his 10 titles: three editions of the Premier League , three from the FA Cup, two from the League Cup and two from the Community Shield.
The former right-hander came from Real Madrid for 10 million euros and spent four seasons, until he went free to Newcastle United. In that time he played 109 contests and won two editions of the Premier League, one of the FA Cup, two of the League Cup and one of the Community Shield.
The former left-back arrived from Southampton for € 10.5 million and went to Manchester City for € 13 million in January 2009. Previously, he was on loan to Fulham for a few months in 2006. During this time, he wore the blue shirt 142 times and won a Premier League, an FA Cup and two League Cups.
The former Romanian striker came from Parma for 19 million and lasted a season at the club after testing positive for cocaine and having a bad relationship with José Mourinho. He played 38 games for the club and won a Premier League.
The former Franco-Congolese pivot arrived from Real Madrid at a rate of 20 million euros and spent five seasons before landing free at Paris Saint Germain. During this time he played 217 matches and won two editions of the Premier League, one of the FA Cup, two of the League Cup and one Community Shield.
The former Argentine midfielder arrived from Manchester United for 21.8 million euros and was sold in 2006 to Estudiantes La Plata for 2.2 million. He was on loan to Inter between 2004 and 2006, so he was only a Chelsea player in the squad during the 2003-04 academic year. He played 14 games and failed to win a title at Stamford Bridge.
The former Irish right-hander came from Blackburn Rovers for € 24.5 million and left for Newcastle United in 2006 for € 15.5 million. He played 125 games and won two editions of the Premier League, a League Cup and a Community Shield.
The former Argentine striker arrived for 26 million from Inter and went to the same club for free in 2008. Before he was on loan to AC Milan (2004-05) and the team itself neroazurri (2006-2008). In this way, he was part of the staff in the 2003-04 and 2005-06 academic years. In that time he played 73 games and won a Premier League and a Community Shield.