The Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern are a likeable bunch, although they have spent the majority of this season drowning their sorrows following a campaign of misery and turmoil.
Chelsea’s legendary boss Jose Mourinho has departed and will be replaced by Italian coach Antonio Conte, who will take over at the club following Euro 2016.
It looks set to be a big summer for Conte too who will need a glut of signings in order to resurrect a flailing club, in desperate need of a boost from somewhere.
Several players also look set to leave with the Blues about to reshape a squad that is in urgent need of some TLC.
Chelsea have been criticised in the past for not allowing their younger performers to shine if they impress with the development squad, which is one area where Conte would do well to improve.
Our writer Lee Clarke took a look at FIVE Chelsea academy players who could make the step up to the first-team next season…..
PRESS THE IMAGE BELOW TO SEE THE FIVE CHELSEA ACADEMY STARS!
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