Revealed: Sterling is Chelsea’s top earner with £325k-a-week wage

Raheem Sterling is Chelsea’s top earner after his £50m move from Manchester City, according to The Sun of England.

According to reports, the winger is paid £325k-a-week to leapfrog Kai Havertz who is reportedly on £310k-a-week.

Third on the list is former Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly who takes home a reported £295k-a-week.

Reece James has shot up to the club’s fourth highest earner after signing a mega new £250k-a-week deal on Monday.

The fifth highest earner is Wesley Fofana who moved for a reported transfer fee of £70m from Leicester City to Chelsea last week.The 21-year-old is earning a reported £200k-a-week.

Former Arsenal player, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is on £160k-a-week after joining from Barcelona on transfer deadline day.

That is only enough to be the ninth highest earner at Stamford Bridge.

Meanwhile Marc Cucurella takes home £175k-a-week, which is less than left-back rival Ben Chilwell, who is thought to be on £190k-a-week.

And while Mason Mount currently only scoops £88k-a-week, it may not be long until he’s alongside the likes of James and the other top earners.

The Blues are keen to tie the Academy graduate down to a new deal after securing James’ long-term future.

Elsewhere Callum Hudson-Odoi earns a cool £120k-a-week, despite being shipped out on loan to Bayer Leverkusen.

The Blues have handed 18-year-old Carney Chukwuemeka a reported £85k-a-week deal, despite the teenager only playing 14 times in the Premier League.
Meanwhile, deadline day loan addition Denis Zakaria is thought to be on £35k-a-week.

Backup keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga earns £190k-a-week, more than double first choice stopper Edouard Mendy.

Other big earners include Christian Pulisic, who rakes in £160k-a-week.

Jorginho and Thiago Silva are all on £110k-a-week, while Mateo Kovacic and Hakim Ziyech each earn £100k-a-week, as per Spotrac’s figures.


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