January 18, The Athletic UK Chelsea reporter Simon Johnson and his team
The latest inside story of Mudrick’s joining Chelsea has been deciphered.
Signing Mudrik for an initial transfer fee of 70 million euros (£61.6 million, $75.5 million), with a potential 30 million euros in performance-related add-ons, has nothing to do with the size of the transfer.
First of all, the amount of transfer fee offered by Arsenal is the same as that of Chelsea, but they have obvious differences in the speed of different installments.
Saying that Mudrick chose Chelsea, it cannot be attributed to his salary.
Mudrick earns around £97,000-a-week at Chelsea.
According to Miners chief executive Sergey Palkin, Arsenal have been negotiating with him since October last year, the gap between the contract Arsenal prepared for Mudrick and Chelsea’s final accepted offer,
Less than £10,000 a week.
that eventually accepted across town. Such a relatively small disparity is hardly a deal breaker)
Note: Converted into Euros, it is about 100,000 Euros and 120,000 Euros.
The Ukraine international is expected to earn £5m a year until at least 2030 – he signed a seven-and-a-half-year contract with a 12-month option – which is still a respectable sum, far more than
This means that his income from staying in the miners is slightly higher than Arsenal’s income.
However, this is relatively low compared to the salaries of Chelsea’s other senior players.
Raheem Sterling, the admittedly experienced international, earns more than three times that.
Academy graduates Loftus-Cheek and Callum Hudson-Odoi are not regulars, with the latter currently on loan at Bayer Leverkusen for a season, but they are each earning £150,000-a-week
They are both very talented players, but Chelsea’s previous management sanctioned these huge bonuses when they only had a few first-team appearances.