Chelsea reveals $45M cost of hiring Villas-Boas
Chelsea’s accounts show $45 million was spent as a result of
firing manager Carlo Ancelotti and hiring Andre Villas-Boas.
A year after winning the Premier League, Ancelotti was removed
in May after failing to win a trophy in his second season at
As well as compensating the Italian, Chelsea had to pay Porto to
bring Villas-Boas to Chelsea, currently fourth in the league.
The 28 million-pound cost of ”changes in the first team
management structure” is revealed in Chelsea’s accounts for the
year ending June 30, which were published on the British company
registry on Wednesday.
Soccer finance analyst Andy Green has calculated Chelsea spent
64 million pounds ($102 million) in the last four years on