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Chelsea Are Wasting £559,000-Per-Week On The Wages Of Seven Unwanted Players

Daniel Marland

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Chelsea Are Wasting £559,000-Per-Week On The Wages Of Seven Unwanted Players

Chelsea have had a remarkable summer transfer window so far - but they are still paying seven unwanted stars a combined sum of £559,000-per-week.


The Blues have signed six players so far, including German duo Timo Werner and Kai Havertz as well as experienced defender Thiago Silva.

But Frank Lampard won't be completely happy with his squad yet.

Daily Mail have reported seven players are still at Stamford Bridge collecting huge sums of money despite playing very little.

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Image Credit: PA

Check out the list of players and their contracts below.

Michy Batshuayi - £90,000-per-week (until June 2021)

Marco van Ginkel - £28,000-per-week (until June 2021)

Victor Moses - £75,000-per-week (until June 2021)

Davide Zappacosta - £70,000-per-week (until June 2022)

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Image Credit: PA

Baba Rahman - £86,000-per-week (until June 2022)

Danny Drinkwater - £100,000-per-week (until June 2022)

Tiemoue Bakayoko - £110,000-per-week (until June 2022)

Only two of the players listed were at the club last season (Batshuayi and van Ginkel) while the other five were sent out on loan.

Batshuayi scored six goals last season but he was third choice behind Tammy Abraham and Olivier Giroud.

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The arrival of Werner means the 26-year-old will see his game time reduced even further.

Meanwhile, van Ginkel suffered a horrific cruciate ligament injury early in his Blues career and never fully recovered.

He has been out on loan with AC Milan, Stoke City and PSV in recent years and likely won't play for the club again.

Three of the players on the list were signed during Antonio Conte's time as manager.

Davide Zappacosta, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Danny Drinkwater arrived in 2017 but never nailed down starting spots.

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Image Credit: PA

Bakayoko looks ready to join AC Milan on loan this summer while Drinkwater recently admitted he is only back at the club for pre-season.

Victor Moses won the Premier League and FA Cup under Conte and spent the second half of last season with the Italian at Inter Milan.

Baba Rahman has been with the club since 2015 and has always faced stiff competition at left-back.

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Image Credit: PA

The arrival of Ben Chilwell for £50 million means he'll make that position his own.

Chelsea's have spent £200 million this summer and have been linked with Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy and West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice.

Their Premier League campaign begins on Monday when they take on Brighton & Hove Albion.

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Topics: Frank Lampard, Football News, Chelsea, Football, Transfers, Premier League

Daniel Marland
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