Chelsea are preparing a mega £200m move to bring Lionel Messi to Stamford Bridge in the summer, according to reports.
Messi has been linked with a move to the Premier League with Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United all said to be in the running.
The Argentine has has always said he is happy to stay at Barca but at the start of the season he did concede he may one day move on.
And according to reports in Spain today Abramovich is looking to sign the 27-year-old for the Blues in the summer of 2015.
The Russian billionaire is hoping boss Jose Mourinho can claim both the Premier League and Champions League title to lure Messi away from the Camp Nou.