Chelsea's 5 Worst Signings Under Roman Abramovich

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Chelsea's 5 Worst Signings Under Roman Abramovich
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When Ken Bates sold Chelsea to a Russian billionaire named Roman Abramovich for £140 million ($223 million) in 2003, a new era of English football was created: the Petrodollar Premier League.

In less than 10 seasons, not only has Abramovich spent £86 million ($137 million) on managers, but he's also spent over £683 million ($1.09 billion) on 62 player transfers. That's enough for at least a couple of super yachts.

Not all of Rom's purchases have been wise, though. Here are five that did not represent great value for the money...


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