Chelsea owner Todd Boehly after his Mohamed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne blunder. The Blues chairman has dropped a number of clangers since his consortium purchased the club from Roman Abramovich earlier this year, including asking former manager Thomas Tuchel to use an impossible formation.
He has now claimed that the club's academy produced both Salah and De Bruyne, despite them joining the club in their twenties.Speaking at the SALT Conference in New York City, Boehly claimed: “We’ve got the best women’s team in the world, we’ve got one of the best academies in the world, our academy is Mo Salah, De Bruyne, Tammy Abraham, Reece James, Mason Mount, Chalobah.”READ MORE: Graham Potter hit out at booing Brighton fans - which doesn't bode well at ChelseaThe only problem with Boehly's statement, though, is that neither Salah nor De Bruyne actually spent any time in the Chelsea academy.De Bruyne was signed in 2012 aged 20 from Genk in his native Belgium.
Meanwhile, Egyptian winger Salah joined from Swiss side Basel two years later at the age of 21.Rival fans have been quick to slam the Chelsea owner on social media following his blunder, with one comparing him to Liverpool's former owners: “Boehly epic fail.Read more on dailystar.co.uk
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