Another problem has arisen for the Chelsea squad, which is going through difficult changes to digest.
Britain’s ‘The Sun’ reported on the 20th (Korean time), “The Chelsea squad is expected to be divided into those subject to salary cuts and other players.”
After sacking manager Graham Porter for poor performance, Chelsea handed over the manager’s helm to manager Frank Lampard.
However, they lost 4 of the 4 matches they played immediately after. Starting with a 0-1 defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers, a 0-2 defeat in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-final against Real Madrid, followed by메이저사이트 Brighton & Hove Albion and Champions League quarter-final second leg all losses. did.
Chelsea’s performance is disastrous. In the league, it remains in 11th place and has been eliminated from both the FA Cup and the Champions League.
As a result, Chelsea chairman Todd Boelli has decided to cut the salaries of the players. However, according to The Sun’s report, there were separate players who were subject to cuts and those who were not.
The media said, “Due to Boelli’s salary cut plan, the Chelsea locker room was in great anxiety. This is because it is not an issue that applies to all players uniformly. We are starting a 30% cut in the salaries of the players.”
“However, the pay cuts plan only applies to existing players such as Rhys James, who recently agreed to a contract extension. Fellow fullback Ben Chilwell agreed to a four-year contract renewal last week and will receive a one-third pay cut as a result.” told
Enso Fernandes, who entered Chelsea with a record transfer fee, was also a target. The media added, “Enso, who has agreed to an eight-year contract with Chelsea, may have to sacrifice a really large weekly wage for the remainder of his contract.”
On the other hand, players who joined Chelsea a long time ago were not eligible. “Players under Roman Abramovich’s contracts are not eligible for these cuts,” the Sun explained, “the likes of Kai Havertz, Mateo Kovacic, Mason Mount, Edouard Mendy, Christian Pulisic and Hakim Ziyech.”
According to The Sun, a Chelsea source said: “Some players lose money and others don’t. It’s not good for Chelsea’s dressing room, which is going through a lot of changes. Look at the faces of Chelsea players last game. Some were dissatisfied. I know why,” he said.