Chelsea are still making a £38m profit
Chelsea are still making a £38m profit despite spending a club record £97.5m on Inter striker Romelu Lukaku. When they sold their players for a total of up to £140m. this summer.
Roman Abramovich wants to strengthen Thomas Tuchel’s side in their defense of the European Championship.
They spent a club-record fee for Lukaku, while another £4.5 million was spent on loan from Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez.
Third-choice goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli has been signed for free. They bringing the total to £102m they spent this summer.
However, despite their huge expenditures, Chelsea are actually very profitable for players not in Tuchel’s plans.
Tammy Abraham was the man who brought the most money into the Blues’ treasury this summer following Jose Mourinho’s £38.5million move to Roma.
As for the decision to open a buy option After loaning out Fikayo Tomori, Chelsea earned £30 million.
There was also another £30m from Kurt Zouma’s sale to West Ham last week, while Mark Gehi moved to Crystal Palace for £18m.
Atalanta also paid £8 million to bring Davide Zappacosta back to his homeland. At right-back, the young academy star Valentino Liframento moved to Southampton for £5 million.
Victor Moses made a £4.5m move to Spartak Moscow, while Olivier Giroud made a £2m move to Milan.
The rest are youngsters such as Lewis Bate (£1.5m). Daryl Simeo (£1.5m) for Southampton.
In that case, Chelsea raked in £140million from the sale of players, which had offset them and left them with a profit of £38million.