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Chelsea wages soar

Chelsea's annual wage bill has soared to £172.5 million - almost £40 million more than the next highest payers Manchester City.

The figure for the year ending June 2010 is revealed in Chelsea's full annual accounts lodged with Companies House on Friday and shows a significant increase on the previous year.

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no_more_heroes2180d ago

The reason why Joe Cole, Michael Ballack, etc was offloaded was to bring down the wage bill.

They might as well have kept 'em...

karim2180d ago

"The figure for the year *ending June 2010* is revealed in Chelsea's full annual accounts lodged with Companies House on Friday and shows a significant increase on the previous year"

Those are the wages when they were STILL with the club.
Ballack 100K a week = close to 4.8M a year
Deco more than 70K a week = more than 2m a year
Joe Cole 80K a week = more than 3M a year (I think!)
Belletti don't know how much
Carvallho = 120K a week = MORE than 5.5M a year
We're saving like 17.5 M a year and this year there WILL be a summer clear-out for the likes of Paulo Ferreira - Hilario EVEN DROGBA !