Top 10 Wage Earners at Chelsea Following a £270 Million Spending Spree in the Summer by Todd Boehly

Top 10 Wage Earners at Chelsea Following a £270 Million Spending Spree in the Summer by Todd Boehly

  • The top 10 wage earners at Chelsea have been revealed after a massive spending spree in the summer
  • Chelsea's new owner Todd Boehly splashed the cash on Raheem Sterling, Wesley Fofana, Kalidou Koulibaly and Marc Cucurella
  • Chelsea spends £169.72 million on wages every year and have a weekly payroll of just over £3 million

Chelsea's new owner Todd Boehly shelled out over £250 million on new signings as they try to get back on top of English football.

The Blues splashed the big bucks hoping to challenge for the title, a goal which is in tatters after head coach Thomas Tuchel was fired after a poor start to the season.

Raheem Sterling, Wesley Fofana, Ben Chilwell, Chelsea, Todd Boehly, Premier League, Kalidou Koulibaly
Left to right: Raheem Sterling, Wesley Fofana and Ben Chilwell. Photos by Visionhaus.
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The likes of Wesley Fofana, Raheem Sterling and Marc Cucurella were big money arrivals at Stamford Bridge over the summer. Most of the new signings were lured to London because of the big wages they were promised.

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According to the Mirror, Chelsea is among the top clubs paying huge wages in the Premier League. Here are the top 10 earners at Chelsea.

Top 10 earners at Chelsea

1. Raheem Sterling - £325,000

Sterling joined from Manchester City after a lack of opportunities reportedly frustrated him. He is Chelsea's signing of the summer.

2. Kai Havertz - £310,000

Havertz was the Blue's signing of the summer in 2020. He scored the 2021 Champions League-winning goal for Chelsea.

3. Kalidou Koulibaly - £295,000

After joining from Napoli, the Africa Cup of Nations champion fulfilled his dream to play in the Premier League. He joined his compatriot Edouard Mendy in the team's defensive unit.

4. Reece James - £250,000

The Chelsea academy product was handed a six-year-deal early this month and immediately rose to the top five earners

5. Wesley Fofana - £200,000

Fofana signed for the Blues in the summer after a long chase by the Blues. He signed a seven-year deal.

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6. Kepa Arrizabalaga - £190,000

7. Ben Chilwell - £190,000

8. Marc Cucurella - £175,000

9. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - £160,000

10. Christian Pulisic - £160,000

Chelsea pays their players a staggering £169.72 million annually, according to Capology.

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Thomas Tuchel was chasing the star in the summer, but a deal never materialised. However, Todd Boehly is still fond of the attacker, one of the best players in Europe last season. Reports indicate that a deal is imminent between Chelsea and the Frenchman.

Source: Sports Brief News