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Boehly Makes Whirlwind Entrance to English Soccer At Chelsea

Chelsea owner Todd Boehly looks out from the stands before the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge Stadium in London, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/David Cliff)
Chelsea owner Todd Boehly looks out from the stands before the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge Stadium in London, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/David Cliff)

(AP) -- For someone with little experience in soccer, American businessman Todd Boehly sure has made some big calls in his first 100 days as the face of Chelsea’s new ownership.

His first major decision really raised eyebrows: Boehly, Chelsea announced early in the offseason, would not just be the club’s new chairman but also its interim sporting director in charge of recruitment.