Chelsea have been perhaps the busiest of all the Premier League clubs so far this transfer window – as is to be expected with the men from West London.
Jose Mourinho’s failure to pick up any silverware on his return to Stamford Bridge last season will have hurt – despite his insistence he was working miracles with what he had.
So ‘the special one’ has looked to rectify that with the purchase of two world class Spanish internationals, with Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas making the move to Chelsea for a combined total of £62million.
The sale of David Luiz has helped the Blues in their pursuit of sticking to the financial fair play rules, and has also given Mourinho more room to bring in more top class signings before the season kicks off on August 16.
The signing of Costa was expected for several months, whereas the capture of former Arsenal captain Fabregas came as something of a surprise – considering his former club and Manchester United had been more heavily linked over the past 12 months.
Fabrgeas arrives with a bundle of Premier League experience, but never-the-less, we have identified five former Chelsea stars he would do well to avoid when studying for inspiration.