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Because of COVID: Chelsea reveals the millionaire figure it lost in the season due to the pandemic

The Chelsea, Champions League champion, lost 145.6 million pounds (173 million euros) net in fiscal year 2020-21 due to the impact of the pandemic, which reduced his income from ticket sales and commercial rights, reported this Thursday it’s a statement.

In the financial year until June 30, the group increased its turnover from 387.8 to 416.8 million pounds (462.4 to 496.9 million euros), thanks to the increase in income from television rights in the Premier League, indicates in its report of results.

The club invested 220.8 million pounds (263.3 million euros) in players in 2020-21, which includes the renegotiation of contracts, it notes.

On the other hand, since June 30 of this year he has already made three signings (forward Romelu Lukaku, goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli and midfielder on loan from Atlético de Madrid Saúl Ñíguez) for 109.7 million pounds (130.8 million euros), and has sold 13 players for 103.7 million (123.6 million euros).

Chelsea FC PLC depends for its financing on the support of Fordstam Limited, a company owned by Russian tycoon and club owner Roman Abramovich who, according to the statement, will continue to finance the team “in the future.” EFE

Tuchel answers Lukaku

Lukaku He expressed the special affection he feels for Inter Milan, an institution that sold him to the ‘Blues’, and even expressed the desire to return. Obviously, the words of ‘9’ resounded in the London intern and there was already an answer: that of Thomas tuchel, His trainer.

Dislike“The German coach opened when asked about the Belgian’s statements. And then he deepened: “To be honest, I don’t like it because we don’t need noise. We need a calm and focused environment and that does not help”, He added in the pre-engagement conference against Liverpool for matchday 21 of the Premier League.

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