Abramovich's veto against Tottenham is uncovered

Carlton Cole, former Chelsea veteran, tells how the Russian prevented him from closing his transfer even after having passed the medical examinations ...


The enmity between Chelsea and Tottenham, two of London's teams, is known among football fans. Now the veto that Roman Abramovich has imposed on one of his rival clubs in the Premier has been uncovered. The Russian tycoon prevented the transfer of a 'blue' youth squad to the Spurs even when he had already passed the medical examination. He himself gave the reasons to her face.

"I was one step away from joining the Spurs. I went to the medical examination and everything. But when Roman Abramovich found out, he said 'you have to go back, you don't join them. You can't go to the Spurs, I don't do business. with them, '”Carlton Cole explained. Finally, the striker went to West Ham, another of the teams from the London capital. However, he was not to the liking of the Russian either, who suggested that he go abroad.

The only player to leave Chelsea for Tottenham was goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini, who left on a free transfer in 2009. Ties are broken between Stamford Bridge and Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

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