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Abramovich fears financial rules

January 20, 2011
By Harry Harris, Football Correspondent
Roman Abramovich's fear of the impending UEFA Financial Fair Play rules and potential exclusion from the Champions League is behind the Chelsea owner's refusal to pay the full asking price for David Luiz.

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UEFA president Michel Platini's bid to curb the spending excesses of the top clubs has caused Abramovich to be far more conservative with his spending, and the same sobering ...

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