"We are satisfied the proceeds of the sale will not benefit Roman Abramovich or other sanctioned individuals," Nadine Dorries said.
The Lib Dem MP said we allow our most prized cultural assets to act as a cloak that "sportswashes the reputations of kleptocrats and despots".
The Stamford Bridge side asked for their FA Cup match with Middlesborough to be played behind closed doors because hardly any of their fans will be there.
"Please don't congratulate the government on this."
The Russian oligarch has had all of his assets - including the Champions League holders - frozen by the government.
The move aims to enhance performance and reduce injury, says manager Emma Hayes.
James Healy denied his assault on Owen Jones was motivated by the victim’s sexual orientation or political views.
There was a stadium announcement after 75 minutes saying that “racist behaviour among spectators is interfering with the game”.
Five other supporters have also been temporarily banned from Stamford Bridge for abusive language.
He has signed a three-year deal.