There is no doubt that the Chelsea fans have been the most joyous in the Transfer Tavern over the last month.
Antonio Conte’s drive and determination has really set his side apart from the rest of the Premier League opposition, and the non-existence of European football also means he can focus of the FA Cup, as he looks to bring home a double in his first season in English football.
Our landlord is just one of Chelsea’s admirers this season and is looking forward to Mourinho’s second visit to Stamford Bridge, since his dismissal by the club midway through last season.
His first return ended in a 4-0 demolition from the Blues and though his United side has majorly improved since then – our landlord believes it will be a difficult task, made harder by the suspension obtained by Zlatan Ibrahimovic following last week’s antics against Bournemouth.
There is no doubt that the unavailability of United’s main goal threat has been received strongly by Blues fans in the Transfer Tavern, and they are planning to pack out the Tavern on Monday night in anticipation of what should be a very good game.
And with the excitement brewing in the Tavern, many of the Chelsea fans are already putting together the XI for Monday’s game – here is the main list of what they are saying…
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