Chelsea’s summer transfer plot emerges after Todd Boehly’s Saudi Arabia meeting: report

Chelsea owner Todd Boehly
Chelsea owner Todd Boehly (Image credit: Getty Images)

Chelsea chairman Todd Boehly has reportedly visited Saudi Arabia for talks with key figures in the Saudi Pro League ahead of what is likely to be a busy summer transfer window for the club. 

The Telegraph report that the American billionaire used the trip to meet with the country’s sport minister and the Saudi Pro League’s director of football Michael Emenalo, who was Chelsea’s former technical director. 

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For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include tomes on Leeds United and the England national team.