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FA to review allegations that Chelsea made £650,000 payment to Andreas Christensen’s father around transfer The FA is investigating allegations Chelsea made illegal payments to the father of Andreas Christensen following his transfer from Brondby in 2012 Documents uncovered by Football Leaks and published by Danish newspaper Politiken allege Sten Christensen received £650,000 over four years Sten was ostensibly employed as a scout but didn't actually do work for Chelsea 

By Adam Shergold for MailOnline

Published: 16:52 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 22:09 GMT, 1 March 2019

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The Football Association are reviewing allegations Chelsea made illegal payments to the father of Andreas Christensen when they signed the defender from Brondby in 2012.

Documents first revealed by the Danish newspaper Politiken last November state Christensen's father, Sten, was employed as a scout on the same day Chelsea signed the player.

A Chelsea consultancy agreement said Sten was paid £11,400 per month, plus VAT, for four years, the final sum totalling more than £650,000.

The Football Association will review allegations that Chelsea made an illegal payment to the father of Danish defender Andreas Christensen when they signed him in 2012

The Football Association will review allegations that Chelsea made an illegal payment to the father of Danish defender Andreas Christensen when they signed him in 2012

Christensen, 22, has been a regular in the Chelsea first team over the past couple of seasons

Christensen, 22, has been a regular in the Chelsea first team over the past couple of seasons

The contract began on the exact same date Chelsea signed Christensen into their academy - July 1, 2012.

When the allegations were first

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