Chelsea owner Todd Boehly involved in secret talks with Manchester United and Newcastle
Posted by  badge Boss on Feb 13
Todd Boehly replaced Roman Abramovich at Stamford Bridge in the summer (Picture: PA)

owner has been involved in secret talks with and Newcastle, according to reports.

The American billionaire, who replaced Roman Abramovich at Stamford Bridge in the summer, has spent over £600m on players since he arrived in west .

He replaced head coach Thomas Tuchel with Graham Potter in September and has made various changes behind the scenes, reshaping the club on and off the pitch.

Boehly has now sat down for private talks with United chief executive Richard Arnold and Newcastle’s Amanda Staveley, according to .

The trio got together prior to a wider shareholders meeting of all 20 Premier League clubs and it has been speculated that they discussed Manchester City’s impending legal battle with the Premier League over allegations of cheating.

City maintain their innocence but were accused of breaking financial rules by the Premier League, who have issued them with 115 charges that span across a 14-year period and manager .

‘There are a lot of clubs that can be accused,’ Guardiola said. ‘I don’t know what will happen, but what they have done to us means they need to be careful in the future.

‘Of course, I suspect this [the charges for alleged breaches of the Premier League’s financial rules] has been driven by other clubs. I don’t know why. You will have to go to all the chief executives and ask them.’

Boehly, meanwhile, has been been involved in a number of gaffes since his arrival at Chelsea and allegedly .

earlier in the season – which would see players from the north of England take on a team from the south – which was largely ridiculed.