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Chelsea on verge of appointing ex-Man City chief as Marina Granovskaia's replacement

Chelsea look set to appoint Tom Glick following their dismissal of Marina Granovskaia. Their latest recruit is Manchester City’s former chief commercial and operating officer, but now it looks as though he will be taking up a senior role at Stamford Bridge under the side’s new American owners Todd Boehly and Clearlake Capital.

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Todd Phillips has written the next chapter in the Clown Prince of Crime's gritty, brutal tale of chaos and discord.Phillips took to Instagram on Tuesday to confirm that his Oscar-winning 2019 film is getting a sequel, penned by himself and Scott Silver — who also co-wrote the first film.Phillips shared a pair of snapshots, beginning with a pic of the script's cover page, revealing the sequel is tentatively titled A post shared by Todd Phillips (@toddphillips)The second snapshot in the slideshow was an artistic black-and-white candid pic of star Joaquin Phoenix -- who earned his Oscar for playing the title character — reading the script over while smoking a cigarette.The first — which was originally imagined as a standalone drama set in the universe but outside the cannon of the comics or the film adaptations — was set in the early '80s, and followed the mentally unstable failed clown Arthur Fleck as he spiraled into madness and sparked a violent riot in the city of Gotham.Not much is known about the plot of Phillips' forthcoming follow-up, outside of the title. Folie à Deux is a term that means a shared delusion or nearly identical mental disorder that presents in two different people.Whether the title refers to Joker's famously disturbed relationship with Batman or possibly his notoriously unhealthy relationship with love interest Harley Quinn remains to be seen.
Chelsea confirm sale of club in £4.25bn deal as Abramovich era set to end
Chelsea FC have confirmed that an ownership group led by American businessman Todd Boehly has signed an agreement to take over from Roman Abramovich.The purchase follows the UK Government's decision to 'freeze' the club's assets due to its ownership by the sanctioned Russian billionaire.Boehly's £4.25bn deal includes a £2.5billion up-front share purchase and an additional £1.75billion in investment.In a statement, the club said: "Chelsea Football Club can confirm that terms have been agreed for a new ownership group, led by Todd Boehly, Clearlake Capital, Mark Walter and Hansjoerg Wyss, to acquire the Club.""Of the total investment being made, £2.5bn will be applied to purchase the shares in the Club and such proceeds will be deposited into a frozen UK bank account with the intention to donate 100% to charitable causes as confirmed by Roman Abramovich.""UK Government approval will be required for the proceeds to be transferred from the frozen UK bank account.""The sale is expected to complete in late May subject to all necessary regulatory approvals. More details will be provided at that time."The new owners have pledged to fund redevelopment of Stamford Bridge, the Academy, the Women’s Team and Kingsmeadow as part of the £1.75billion sum.Funding for the Chelsea Foundation will also continue.Speaking when he was revealed as the club's preferred bidder last week, the owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers US baseball team said: "There’s nothing like sports to excite passion.