Chelsea smile to bank for reaching UCL quarter final, check how much they earn
Another good outing for Chelsea, a place in the quarter final in the prestigious UEFA Champions League and also some cash to cushion the effect of the sanction melted at Roman Abramovich and the Stamford Bridge outfit.
The Blues proved that they are not distracted by all the off field occurrence surrounding the club lately, after registering a smooth passage to the Champions League quarter finals with a 4–1 aggregate win over French club Lille.
Chelsea won the first leg at Stamford Bridge with a 2–0 scoreline, then put up a dominant performance in the second leg to register another win over the defending Champions of the French ligue 1.
It is well known that the Champions League competition offer huge financial benefits to its participants, and clubs also have the opportunity to earn more money with their performances of how far they can get in the competition.
In this article, we will writting on how much the Chelsea perfomances in the Champions League so far from the group stage of the competition, up to the quarter finals could have earned them.
All 32 clubs that qualified for the Champions League group stage are automatically guaranteed of €15.64 million, while clubs earn €2.8 million for each group stage win, and €930k for a group stage draw.
Getting to the round of 16 fetches the club €9.6 million, €10.6 in the quarter finals, €12.5 in the semi final, and €15.5 million for reaching the final, while the team that wins the trophy would be given an additional €4.5 million.
Chelsea finished second in the group H behind Juventus, with 13 points from four wins, one draw and one loss, which means they earned €15.64 million for qualifying for the group stage of the competition, €11.2 million from four group stage victories, €930k from one group stage draw, €9.6 million for reaching the round of 16, and €10.6 million for getting to the last eight of the competition.
In total, Chelsea’s perfomances in the Champions League this season has earned them €47.9 million, and could still earn them more money if they progress to the semi finals of the competition this season.
Chelsea could still earn more money from television right, which would be shared among all participants of the competition, according to their respective UEFA coefficient, and how far they got to in the competition.