Chelsea salaries – how much do the players earn – Updated 2017/18

Since being bankrolled by mysterious Russian owner Roman Abramovich over a decade ago, Chelsea have gone on to become the 2nd most successful club of the Premer league era. Whilst the spending has curved the last few seasons, they still pay BIG when it comes to their squad list. This article details the Chelsea salaries, ie their weekly earnings and yearly earnings.

       

 

Top 5 Earners in Chelsea

eden hazard salary

How much does Eden Hazard
Eden Hazard is considered Chelsea’s top paid player with weekly earnings of £200,000 and an annual income of £10.4m apart from bonuses like “man of the match” that he receives within a year. He was signed for Chelsea in June 2012 and has been making a mark on the team since then.  Eden Hazard has a market value that ranges between £135.4m – £149m, and he has scored a total number of 71 goals for his club within the past 6 years with Chelsea. Hazard takes the Attacking midfield position in Chelsea. He could have chosen to leave Chelsea for PSG or Real Madrid, but he turned down offers from both clubs and signed five years and a half contract in February 2015.

 

diego costa salary

How much does Diego Costa earn?
Diego Costa is the second top paid player with a Chelsea with weekly earnings of £185,000 and yearly earnings of £9.6m apart from bonuses like “man of the match” that he receives within a year. Diego Costa is 28 years old and was born in Spain. He has a market value that ranges between £76m – £77m.Diego has scored a total number of 57 goals for his Chelsea within the past 4 years and plays the Center Forward position in Chelsea. His contract with Chelsea doesn’t end till 2019.

 

cesc fabregas salary

How much does Cesc Fabregas earn?
Cesc Fabregas is the third top paid player with weekly earnings of £156,000 and yearly earnings of £8.2m. He is not really much of a goal scorer in Chelsea but has scored a total number of 17 goals for Chelsea. He is 30 years old and was born in Spain. Fabregas plays the Midfield position in Chelsea. He has a market value that ranges between £58.7m – £64.5m and his contract with Chelsea does not end till 2019.

 

john terry salary

How much does John Terry earn?
John Terry is the fourth highest paid player and the oldest player in Chelsea with weekly earnings of £150,000 and yearly earnings of £7.8m. He plays the defense position and also Chelsea’s team captain. John Terry’s contract ends 2017 and has no plans of renewing his contract with Chelsea. He was once the best defender Chelsea ever had with a total number of 66 goals in the past 21 years.

 

Thibaut Courtois salary

How much does Thibaut Courtois earn?
Thibaut Courtois joined Chelsea in 2011 and became the lead goalkeeper after Petr Cech left in 2015. Courtois has weekly earnings of £120,000 and yearly earnings of £6.24m. He is from Belgium and was born in 1992. Courtois has a market value that ranges between £50.3m- £55.3m, and he is the best goalkeeper Chelsea has at the moment. Thibaut Courtois contract with Chelsea doesn’t expire till 2019, and he has made a total number of 105 appearances for Chelsea.

Chelsea wage bill

Players Name Age Position Country Weekly Earnings Yearly Earnings Contract Duration
Thibaut Courtois 24 GoalKeeper Belgium £120,000 £6.24m 3years (2019)
Asmir Begovic 29 GoalKeeper Bosnia-Herzegovina £60,000 £3.12m 3years (2019)
Eduardo 33 Goalkeeper Portugal £10,000 £5.2m 1Year (2017)
Kurt Zouma 21 Defender France £40,000 £2.08m 3years (2019)
Gary Cahill 30 Defender England £85,000 £4.4m 3years (2019)
John Terry 33 Defender England £150,000 £7.8m 1Year (2019)
Marcus Alonso 25 Defender Spain £70,000 £3.64m 5years (2021)
David Luiz 29 Defender Brazil £120,000 £6.24m 3years (2019)
Cesar Azpilicueta 26 Defender Spain £70,000 £3.64m 3years (2019)
Kenedy 20 Defender Brazil £5,000 £260,000 4years (2020)
Ola Aina 19 Defender England £ 4years (2020)
Nemanja Matic 28 Midfielder Serbia £90,000 £4.7m 3years (2019)
Nathaniel Chalobah 21 Midfielder England £5,000 £260,000 2years (2018)
Cesc Fabregas 30 Midfielder Spain £156,000 £8.2m 3years (2019)
N’Golo Kante 25 Midfielder France £110,000 £5.72m 5years (2021)
Victor Moses 25 Midfielder Nigeria £45,000 £2.34m 3years (2019)
Ruben Loftus-Cheek 20 Midfielder England £35,000 £1.82m 5years (2021)
Eden Hazard 25 Midfielder Belgium £200,000 £10.4m 3years (2019)
Willian 28 Midfielder Brazil £110,000 £5.72m 4years (2020)
Pedro 29 Midfielder Spain £100,000 £5.2m 3years (2019)
Diego Costa 28 Striker Spain £185,000 £9.6m 3years (2019)
Michy Batshuayi 22 Striker Belgium £90,000 £4.7m 5years (2021)

 

Bottom-Line

The above article has given a full insight into the Chelsea team. With this list, you can know the top earners in Chelsea and a little history about them.

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