Chelsea FC has the services of Ashley Cole until 2014. Ashley Cole moved to Chelsea in 1999 and the club committed to pay the player a salary of €7.381 annually. Furthermore, if any other club wanted to buy Ashley Cole, they would have to pay the buy-out clause which is that of - million Euros.
Ashley Cole's salary is one of the highest ones in his current club. Samuel Eto'o and Petr Cech have similar salaries to Ashley Cole's. His salary is big if it is compared to the salaries of the professional players who currently are active in the world of football.
Ashley Cole, who is member of the England national football team, has a salary quite similar to those of Steven Gerrard or Young. In fact, other players in the national team such as Jay Rodriguez or Ben Foster have a salary that is at the bottom of the list.