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Chelsea FC: Dramatic late Havertz winner steals win for Blues amid Abramovich turmoil

Kai Havertz scored a sublime winner moments from time to steal a 1-0 victory against a valiant Newcastle United side on the Blues’ first game at Stamford Bridge since owner Roman Abramovich — who had been looking to sell the club — was sanctioned by the UK government.

The Russian oligarch’s sanctioning held a number of massive implications for Chelsea, which was allowed to continue playing under a special license but unable to buy or sell players, issue new contracts to existing players, sell new tickets to upcoming games or sell any club merchandise.

As rumors continue to swirl of prospective new owners, uncertainty reigns with supporters arriving at Stamford Bridge under the most unusual of pre-match circumstances.

Abramovich remains a figure of gratitude for many supporters at the club — his ownership overseeing an unprecedented era of success, including two UEFA Champions League…

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