Roman Abramovich will have welcomed the cash injection, having forked out over £40 million for the additions of Eden Hazard, Marko Marin and Kevin de Bruyne recentlyChelsea have received a huge cash reward for their Champions League triumph over Bayern Munich in May, picking up almost £50 million in prize money.
The Blues' penalty shoot-out victory at the Allianz Arena saw them unsurprisingly take home the biggest payout of the clubs which took part.
Losing finalists Bayern earned £33m from the £595m prize fund shared among 32 participating teams.
Despite being eliminated at the group stage of the competition, Manchester United were England's second highest earners, receiving a sum of £28m.
Rivals Manchester City, who were also knocked out early on, took around £21m for their efforts.
Arsenal, who went further in the competition, only to be eliminated by AC Milan over two legs, took £22m into the Emirates Stadium coffers.
English clubs are rewarded for valuable broadcasting deals, which are factored into the Uefa payout calculations. The administrative body paid clubs £5.5m for taking part, plus results-based bonuses.
It has also been revealed that Champions League revenue will rise around 20 per cent over the next three seasons.