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Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa: Abramovich was exceptional as president and owner

Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga is full of praise for former owner Roman Abramovich.

Abramovich saw Chelsea sold this month after 19 years in charge.

Kepa told Marca: "The last time we saw him was after the Club World Cup, and what I can say about him is that, in dealing with us, he has been exceptional, as president and as owner.

"He always put himself on a very humble, calm and respectful plane, leaving the player with the moment of euphoria, of savoring the titles... when he could have done it perfectly as the owner of the club.

"He has always kept himself in the background and was very kind to all of us."

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