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Chelsea made the biggest profit from the last two transfer windows

According to newly published data, Chelsea recorded the highest net-profit of any club in world football in the last two transfer windows. It can be recalled that the Premier League club was hit with a transfer ban for breaching FIFA regulations on the recruitment of young players and spent just €45m (around £38m to turn Matteo Kovacic's loan from Real Madrid to a permanent deal. The Blues went on to make a further €205m (£173.7m) in the sale of players, and this was mostly from Eden Hazard's move to Real Madrid in a deal worth €100m plus add-ons. However, this was not the case for Real Madrid who posted €181m in a negative balance for transfers. READ: Sadio Mane set to return for Liverpool The research which was conducted by the CIES Football Observatory showed Aston Villa also n...