Top 10: Highest average paying football clubs (8)

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4. Chelsea

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Average player earnings: £20,397,976

Roman Abramovich is renowned for splashing the cash to lure players to Stamford Bridge, so Chelsea were expected to be among the highest paying clubs in world football.

Long-term servants John Terry and Frank Lampard have both been rewarded for their loyalty with six-figure contracts in years gone by, while the likes of Petr Cech and Ashley Cole cannot be far behind.

The high-profile addition of players like Fernando Torres, Eden Hazard, Samuel Eto'o, David Luiz, Willian and Oscar will also have set Chelsea back a few bob. And still, Jose Mourinho finds time to mona about his lack of options.

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