Chelsea CEO quits club

Chelsea have announced Ron Gourlay is to leave his role as chief executive.

The Scot, who previously worked with Manchester United and sportswear manufacturer Umbro, departs on amicable terms to seek new opportunities.

A statement on chelseafc.com read: “Chelsea Football Club announces that Ron Gourlay, after 10 successful years at the club including five as chief executive, is leaving Chelsea in order to pursue new business opportunities.”

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