Chelsea want 'exemptions' from Premier League spending rules after huge January spree – report

Enzo Fernandez of Chelsea looks on during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Fulham on 3 February, 2023 at Stamford Bridge in London, United Kingdom.
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Chelsea reportedly intend to request exemptions from the Premier League's strict spending regulations, following their mega January shopping spree.

The Blues splashed out £323m during the winter transfer window, signing seven players – including Enzo Fernandez for a British-record £106.7m on deadline day.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...