REVEALED: How Chelsea will avoid breaking FFP rules after losing £121million

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Financial Fair Play rules state that a club must not lose more than £105m over a three-year period and Chelsea lost £121million alone last year.

Former Crystal Palace owner Simon Jordan has revealed how Chelsea can avoid breaking Financial Fair Play rules.

“One way to get around [it] is to add to the supplement of allowable adjustments by putting players up for sale,” Jordan told talkSPORT.

“If they sell Conor Gallagher who is a £40m footballer, sell Ruben Loftus-Cheek for £40m and Mason Mount who is probably a £60m footballer, they’ve just made £140m worth of profit [on academy graduates].

“They’ve spent £600m which they’ve capitalised over eight years on each player and so it’s depreciating at £75m-a-year. There’s your answer.

“It’s practical, pragmatic business. Yes, to do that you’re sacrificing some of your academy stars who fans want to see play – so what? Too bad, this is how it works in the real world.

“Loftus-Cheek has had six years to lay his claim at Chelsea and he hasn’t done it, Gallagher is in and out and is a very good player and we’d love to have him back at Crystal Palace, but is he going to be able to move out some of these top players who Chelsea have brought in to achieve something? Debatable.

“With all of that in mind, there’s no reason to suggest that Boehly can’t achieve it.

“Are you telling me there’s going to be no one wanting to buy Conor Gallagher? Are you telling me that nobody is going to want to buy Ruben Loftus-Cheek?

“Are you telling me that no one is going to want to buy Mason Mount, because if you did say that it would be ridiculous.

“We all know there will be a massive, big market for all three of those players.”