Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson revealed the secret why Roman Abramovic chose to buy Chelsea instead of Spurs. At first, Roman Abramovic wanted to buy a club in Moscow. The team of Roman Abramovic shortlisted three clubs. According to Sven-Goran Eriksson, the facilities of Dinamo was better than other two clubs. So, the former English manager told Roman to buy that club.
However, Roman’s decision changed very quickly. At that time, Sven-Goran Eriksson was in a holiday. The right hand man of Roman Abramovic called him to inform about that. The new decision of Roman was to buy a club in London. The right hand person of Roman Abramovic placed two choices in front of Sven-Goran Eriksson – Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.
The reply of Sven-Goran Eriksson might help Roman to take the decision of buying Chelsea. Sven-Goran Eriksson asked what was the purpose of buying the new club. The answer was to win more trophies. So, Sven-Goran Eriksson told Roman to opt for Chelsea as he had to change the half of the team there while in Tottenham Hotspur, he might have to change the whole team. This phone call might have played a big part in history of Chelsea.