Bayern Munich supremo Hoeness launches savage attack on Chelsea: Without Abramovich you're worthless

Bayern Munich supremo Uli Hoeness has launched a new attack on Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich ahead of the Champions League final.

Bayern Munich supremo Uli Hoeness has launched a new attack on Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich ahead of the Champions League final.

Hoeness branded Abramovich one of the ‘oil mafia’ who take money from the public at petrol pumps to fund their football clubs.

"I get angry every week when I go to buy petrol," fumed Hoeness in the Daily Mail. "The oil mafia takes money out of my pocket to invest it in footballers. For me this stinks to high heaven and I include Mr Abramovich in all this. We need to beat clubs like Chelsea on the field of play. Chelsea are a club with their backs to the wall as a result of their patchy league season. If they lose they won’t be in the competition next year.

"If Bayern win it, we will make around £20million. That is what the game is all about: sporting success based on sound economic sense. Mr Abramovich has put £900m into Chelsea. If he pulls the plug on them, you’ll be able to pick the club up for the price of a puzzle magazine from a newsstand.

"I think it’s important for everyone at Bayern to feel that the club belongs to them. They must not have any fear that we will sell out to a Russian or Arabian consortium.

"When the financial fair play rules come in it will be a golden era for Germany’s clubs."

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