Chelsea is one of the most popular football clubs in the world. In order to retain the top spot, they have been trying to trade in talented players and retain the existing players. As of 2018, Chelsea spends a total of £225 million after a £10 million increment from last season with a few contract extensions from the club, which is the fourth highest salary offerings to a team when it comes to the English Premier League salaries.
Before the finish of the next book-keeping cycle in May 2019, Chelsea may have decreased their players’ salaries with the absence of Nemanja Matic, John Terry, and Diego Costa and some other leading players who are all on high contracts. In this article, you may find the separate contracts and pay rates of the whole Chelsea squad entering the 2018-19 season.
On observing the last few seasons, Chelsea has spent high on players and their net worth has been at its peak on account of in and out of the leading football players into the team. There are some of the emerging youths who were in Chelsea’s book for a long while.
The 2016/2017 title-winning squad had an entire rundown of talented players. For the 2018/2019 league, Chelsea has included Jorginho (In January 2018) and many other professional footballers who may lead the team to the finals.
Chelsea New Signings (2018/19)
- Jorginho- £57 million (From Napoli)
- Robert Green- Free transfer (Free agent)
- Kepa Arrizabalaga- £71.6 m (Athletic Bilbao)
- Mateo Kovacic- Loan ( Real Madrid)
Maurizio Sarri himself has made a 3-year contract (2018-19 to 2021) to become the new Chelsea manager and will be earning an annual salary around £7m a year for the training, coaching, and his services to the club.
Who is the highest paid Chelsea player?
Eden Hazard is the highest paid Chelsea player. Followed by Hazard is Kepa Arrizabalaga, the goalkeeper of the team who gets a weekly salary of £192,000. Then comes the midfielder, Cesc Fabregas who receives a weekly wage of £156,000. He signed a 5-year contract which ends on 2023. Chelsea is rumored to offer Eden Hazard £300,000 in a new contract.
Listed down below are the whole breakdown of the Chelsea squad’s contracts and salaries.
|No||Name||Age||Position||Weekly Wage||Annual Salary||Contract until|
Note:(*)Out on Loan
As a matter of fact, Roman Abramovich has put in a sum of £1.097 billion for the club, since he purchased the club in 2003. The club is completely owned and controlled by Abramovich which acts as the company house for the Russians. Chelsea posted its yearly income of £335 million in the records finishing on 31-May 2017. Their salary-related charge for last money related cycle was unveiled as £224 million (second most noteworthy in the league).
Chelsea lost £85 million in 2016, while as indicated by accounts finished in May 2015 the loss was £32 million. Due to political tension between Russia and the UK, Roman Abramovich has been denied the visa to enter the UK and sources say he is looking to sell Chelsea.
The 2017-18 Signings of the Chelsea Players
The 2017-18 Chelsea team had a big transfer market during the 2017 summer. The signings were huge that has made the team a strong competitor of the 2018 season. Listed below are the players signed in for the Chelsea team:
- Alvaro Morata – £58m (from Marseille)
- Tiemoué Bakayoko– £40m (from Monaco)
- Danny Drinkwater – £35m (from Leicester City)
- Antonio Rüdiger – £31.5m (from Roma)
- Davide Zappacosta – £25m (from Torino)
- Willy Caballero – free (from Manchester City)
- Emerson Palmieri – £20m (from AS Roma)
- Olivier Giroud – £18m (from Arsenal)
- Ross Barkley – £15m (from Everton)
Chelsea Financial Data 2017/18
|2016 Total Revenue||£335m|
|Net Total Debt||£1.14bn owed to Abramovich|
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