Chelsea, £400m of signings, long contracts and Financial Fair Play: Key questions answered

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City AM

By Frank Dalleres Chelsea have raised eyebrows by spending close to £400m since Todd Boehly’s consortium bought the club last summer, including more than £100m in the January transfer window, but has it left the Premier League club in danger of breaking Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules? Why have they been signing players to unusually long contracts? And how important is it that Chelsea qualify for the Champions League next season? City A.M. asked David Díaz, head of sports law at Baker McKenzie Madrid. Does Chelsea’s spending put them in danger of breaking Financial Fair Play rules? The new own…

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