The Abramovich Era by the Numbers

Roman Abramovich

Roman Abramovich

Transfers in since August 2003

* Analysis limited to transfers where the fee was made or implied to the public & where money changed hands & thus excludes loan deals, free transfers, swaps & releases.

  1. Eden Hazard £32 000 000.00
  2. Willian £30 000 000.00
  3. Andrei Shevchenko £30 000 000.00
  4. Oscar £25 000 000.00
  5. Michael Essien £24 400 000.00
  6. Didier Drogba £24 000 000.00
  7. Juan Mata £23 500 000.00
  8. Shaun Wright-Phillips £21 000 000.00
  9. Romelu Lukaku £20 000 000.00
  10. Ricardo Carvalho £19 850 000.00
  11. Andre Schurrle £18 000 000.00
  12. Yuri Zhirkov £18 000 000.00
  13. Ramires £17 000 000.00
  14. Damien Duff £17 000 000.00
  15. Hernan Crespo £16 800 000.00
  16. Claude Makelele £16 600 000.00
  17. Jose Bosingwa £16 200 000.00
  18. Adrian Mutu £15 800 000.00
  19. Nicolas Anelka £15 000 000.00
  20. Juan Veron £15 000 000.00
  21. Florent Malouda £13 500 000.00
  22. Paulo Ferreira £13 200 000.00
  23. Arjen Robben £12 000 000.00
  24. Scott Parker £10 000 000.00
  25. Victor Moses £9 000 000.00
  26. Branislav Ivanovic £9 000 000.00
  27. Marco van Ginkel £8 000 000.00
  28. Deco £8 000 000.00
  29. Asier Del Horno £8 000 000.00
  30. Salomon Kalou £8 000 000.00
  31. Tiago £8 000 000.00
  32. Marko Marin £7 000 000.00
  33. Khalid Boulahrouz £7 000 000.00
  34. Geremi £7 000 000.00
  35. Wayne Bridge £7 000 000.00
  36. Petr Cech £7 000 000.00
  37. Joe Cole £6 600 000.00
  38. Cesar Azpilicueta £6 500 000.00
  39. Glen Johnson £6 000 000.00
  40. Yossi Benayoun £5 500 000.00
  41. Tomas Kalas £5 200 000.00
  42. Ashley Cole £5 000 000.00
  43. Mateja Kezman £5 000 000.00
  44. Oriol Romeu £4 350 000.00
  45. Slobodan Rajkovic £3 800 000.00
  46. Christian Atsu £3 500 000.00
  47. Daniel Sturridge £3 500 000.00
  48. Alexei Smertin £3 450 000.00
  49. Franco Di Santo £3 000 000.00
  50. Nemanja Matic £1 500 000.00
  51. Lassana Diarra £1 000 000.00

Total Transfer Spend £620 750 000.00

Chelsea Football Club

Chelsea Football Club

Transfers out since August 2003

Players sold for more than they cost.

  1. Juan Mata £37 100 000.00
  2. Arjen Robben £24 000 000.00
  3. Kevin De Bruyne £18 000 000.00
  4. Daniel Sturridge £12 000 000.00
  5. Wayne Bridge £12 000 000.00
  6. Shaun Wright-Phillips £9 000 000.00
  7. Raul Meireles £8 000 000.00
  8. Eidur Gudjohnsen £8 000 000.00
  9. Ricardo Carvalho £6 700 000.00
  10. Tiago £6 500 000.00
  11. Scott Parker £6 500 000.00
  12. Robert Huth £6 000 000.00
  13. Mateja Kezman £5 300 000.00
  14. Steven Sidwell £5 000 000.00
  15. Damien Duff £5 000 000.00
  16. Asier Del Horno £4 800 000.00
  17. Alex £4 500 000.00
  18. Glen Johnson £4 000 000.00
  19. Mikael Forssell £3 000 000.00
  20. Jeffrey Bruma £2 500 000.00
  21. Jesper Gronkjaer £2 200 000.00
  22. Franco Di Santo £2 000 000.00
  23. Lassana Diarra £2 000 000.00
  24. Michael Mancienne £1 750 000.00
  25. Ben Sahar £1 000 000.00
  26. Alexei Smertin £1 000 000.00
  27. Scott Sinclair £500 000.00
  28. Leon Knight £100 000.00

Total Transfer Income Since August 2003 £198 450 000.00

Transfer Spend Less Transfer Income Since August 2003 £422 300 000.00

Wages

* Note wages are for the financial year & include all members of staff & not merely playing staff.

2012 £159 017 000.00
2011 £177 987 000.00
2010 £161 346 000.00
2009 £155 245 000.00
2008 £160 561 000.00
2007 £122 779 000.00
2006 £103 653 000.00
2005 £98 174 000.00
2004 £102 461 000.00
2003 £45 207 280.00

Total Wage Spend £1 286 430 280.00

Revenue

2012 £227 319 000.00
2011 £205 248 000.00
2010 £187 300 000.00
2009 £185 600 000.00
2008 £190 082 000.00
2007 £165 341 000.00
2006 £130 410 000.00
2005 £122 657 000.00
2004 £118 032 000.00
2003 £75 135 850.00

Total Revenue between 2003 & 2012 £1 607 124 850.00

Less:

Transfer Spend Less Transfer Income Since August 2003 £422 300 000.00

Total Wage Spend £1 286 430 280.00

Balance (£101,605,430.00)

Non-Wage Expenses for the Period 2003 to 2012 £527 114 470.00 (includes bonuses, signing on fees)

Profit/Loss for Period 2003 to 2012 (£628 719 900.00)

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