- Eden Hazard remains Chelsea's highest paid player this season
- The Belgian pockets a staggering R3.6 million per week
- New-signing Kepa Arrizabalaga is second-best paid player, with Cesc Fabregas closing in at third
Chelsea star winger, Eden Hazard, has retained his top spot as the club's highest-paid player into the new season.
This follows the forward's botched move to La Liga giants, Real Madrid, during the summer transfer window.
According to sources, the 27-year old pockets a whopping £200 000 (R3.6 million) per week, while new signing Kepa Arrizabalaga is the second-best earner at Stamford Bridge on a weekly wage of £192 000 (R3.5 million).
Arrizabalaga signed for the London club from Spanish side, Athletic Bilbao, in the summer for a reported fee of £71.6 million, making him the world's most expensive goal-keeper.
The Spaniard replaced Belgian keeper Thibaut Courtouis who completed a stunning move to Real Madrid earlier in the month.
Former Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas is the third highest paid player, and is believed to be on a £156 000 (R2.8 million) a week.
Fabregas closely followed by former Napoli star Jorginho who pockets £150 000 (KSh19.4 million) a week.
Jorginho also joined the Blues this summer and has since made a good impression since arriving at the Stamford Bridge.
Star striker, Alvaro Morata, is fifth on £140 000 (R2.5 million), while experienced defender Gary Cahill is on a weekly salary of £130 000 (R2.4 million).
28-year old right-back, Cesar Azpilicueta, earns £120 000 (R2.2 million) weekly at, and Frenchman N'Golo Kante, Willian and Olivier Giroud are all said to pocket same wages.
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