Newspapers in Israel have reported that Russian businessman Roman Abramovich will arrive in Israel Thursday where he may apply for Israeli citizenship, TASS said, quoting the Israeli newspaper Israel Hayom.
The daily reported that Abramovich decided to make the move after being rebuffed by British authorities, who have rejected his visa renewal request.
bramovich, the owner of the Chelsea Football Club, is currently building a manor in Tel-Aviv’s prestigious Neve Tsedek neighbourhood.
Another Israeli newspaper, Globes, said in April 2015 that Abramovich had shelled out $25 million for the Varsano Hotel in Neve Tsedek.
So far, this has been his first real estate purchase in Israel.
According to the newspaper, the tycoon also snapped up a 1,500-square meter plot of land adjacent to the hotel. During the same period,…