Chelsea willing to go to £200,000-a-week to land Falcao
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich will make money no object as he goes for Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao. The Daily Mail says the West London club will offer the 26-year-old a deal worth in the region of £200,000-per-week, to lure Falcao.
The pay package would eclipse the club's current top earner Fernando Torres, who is understood to earn £175,000-per-week.
The staggering salary underlines how serious the current Champions League holders are about signing Falcao, who is viewed as the hottest property in world football.