An employment tribunal has ruled that Chelsea pay former manager Antonio Conte £85,000 in compensation after winning a legal battle against the club.
Chelsea accounts recently revealed that the Italian's sacking in 2018 was the most expensive dismissal in the history of English football.
The accounts made public showed that Conte’s departure, shortly after winning the FA Cup, along with his backroom staff and associated legal costs, set the club back £26.6million.
Employment Judge Andrew Glennie had stated that he was unfairly dismissed, "The complaint of unfair dismissal is well-founded.
"The respondent shall pay to the claimant a basic award of £1,524 and a compensatory award of £83,682, being a total of £85,206.
"Written reasons will not be provided unless a request is presented by either party within 14 days."
The club did not contest the case that was heard in London in August and the judgment was made last Friday.