Chelsea offer Stamford Bridge naming rights to Brazilian oil giants Petrobas

22 February 2010 11:07
Chelsea have offered the naming rights to Stamford Bridge to Brazilian oil company Petrobras.

The Premier League leaders have extended the proposal to the South American firm with a view to renaming the west London stadium Petrobas Stamford Bridge.

However, Brazilian magazine Veja reports that the business opportunity will be rejected by the company.

Proposal: Stamford Bridge

Petrobras is also said to have been approached by Manchester United before the club signed a shirt sponsorship deal with American insurers AON to replace AIG.

Real Madrid is also understood to have considered approaching the company as a possible partner.

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Source: Daily_Mail