Abramovich waived a £1.5billion debt owed to him by Chelsea. But it is unclear whether the 55-year-old could have earned that figure back anyway.
The former owner, who purchased the club in 2003, spent vast sums of money on ensuring success in West London. Broughton has insisted the huge spending will continue if his bid is success.
“Philosophically, we support the Financial Fair Play approach to football. Once those rules are determined again, we will commit to keeping within the rules,” he continued.