Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

The Talk in FOOTBALL

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

The Talk in FOOTBALL

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Jimmy's still cashing in JIMMY FLOYD HASSELBAINK may no longer be the sharpest shooter in the Premiership, but he remains one of the top earners.

As well as a [pounds sterling]40,000a-week salary at Middlesbrough, the Dutchman will also receive an estimated [pounds sterling]2.8million payoff from Chelsea. That equates to 80 per cent of what Hasselbaink is owed from the final year of his [pounds sterling]70,000a-week contract.

Mourinho's Euro stars STAYING with Chelsea, Jose Mourinho may have dropped a few hints about future transfer targets by picking his team of Euro 2004 for a Portuguese newspaper. Frank Lampard was the only Chelsea player in the head coach's 4-4-2 line-up which was: Gianluigi Buffon; Giorgios Seitaridis, Traianos Dellas, Ricardo Carvalho, Ashley Cole; Theo Zagorakis, Maniche, Lampard, Cristiano Ronaldo; Milan Baros and Angelos Charisteas. Intriguingly, Manchester United's Ronaldo got the nod on the left wing ahead of new Chelsea star Arjen Robben. …

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