TOM RICKETTS has stepped up his takeover bid for Chelsea despite protests from some Blues supporters at earlier anti-Islamic comments.
American billionaire Ken Griffin, Ricketts’ partner in pursuing the blues, is said to be flying to London to negotiate the deal in person.
Meanwhile, Roman Abramovich is going to celebrity friends for money after being sanctioned by the UK government, The Sun can reveal.
Rush Hour director Gerald Ratner is believed to be among those the Chelsea owner has asked for a £1million loan.
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