Vadim Vasilyev – the 'Mr 10%' at AS Monaco football club

By and Michel Henry

The vice-president and CEO of AS Monaco receives 10% of the profits made on the sale of players by the French football club, according to evidence from Football Leaks documents. Vadim Vasilyev, who is a close ally of club owner Dmitry Rybolovlev, is in line to receive up to 41 million euros in total from player transfers over the last five seasons.

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It is news which should cheer up his fellow club presidents and maybe even give them some ideas: the vice-president and CEO of AS Monaco, Vadim Vasilyev, gets a commission on players that the French Ligue 1 club sells. That is revealed in documents from Football Leaks, obtained by German weekly Der Spiegel and analysed by Mediapart (see 'Boite Noîre' bottom of page) and partners in the European Investigative Collaborations (EIC).