• Chelsea Gift Title Winning Players With Watches as a Thanks for 'Creating History'

    News Tue 11 Jul 2017

    ​After a title winning season, Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has gifted his players Hublot watches to commemorate their Premier League winning season – although not even close to the level of Leicester’s owners £100,000 cars, they still seem pretty snazzy looking.  

    Senior players, Willian and Chalobah revealed the gifts on their social media platforms, but as a billionaire Abramovich could have delved deeper into his pocket than simply leaning on one of the club’s sponsors, but it’s the thought that counts right?

    ​​​​The watches are from the club’s sponsor and official ‘timekeeper’, Hublot, and each came in a personalised Chelsea branded box with a note from chairman Bruce Buck. 

    The note read: “On behalf of Mr Abramovich and also on behalf of the board of directors of the club, congratulations on creating history during the 2016/17 season.

    “It’s been a campaign to remember. Keep the blue flag flying high.”

    ​​Although not explicitly showing the watches themselves, the details may not be too dissimilar from the club’s special edition line of timepieces with ​Hublot in which there are only 200 of the ‘Classic Fusion 45 Chelsea Football Club L.E.’

    Those watches retail at £9,000 due to their polished titanium case, the leather strap, sapphire back and being 50 metres water-resistant, all inspired by the club’s colours.

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    Whether the gift is a hint that the first-team need to be more prompt is unreported, but it is sure to keep them timely as the start of the season nears closer.   

    Source: http://www.90min.com/posts/5253474-chelsea-gift-title-winning-players-with-watches-as-a-thanks-for-creating-history?utm_source=RSS

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