Chelsea will be looking for some big new signings in the next couple of transfer windows as they look to replace some of their ageing stars.
The future of Eden Hazard remains up in the air, while the likes of Cesc Fabregas, Gary Cahill, and others are coming to the end of their time with the Blues.
Manager Mauro Sarri will no doubt have his eye on a fair few new players, and we at the Tavern think that the Blues need to make sure they add a brand new central midfield player to the ranks above all else.
With that in mind, we believe signing Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar would be the perfect move for the Blues.
The 20-year-0ld ace has been in superb form for the French side this term, drawing plenty of plaudits along the way, and he would be a brilliant signing both in the short and long term for Chelsea.
Valued at some £31.5m by Transfermarkt, Aouar looks to have all the ability in the world to go on and become one of the finest midfield players in world football, and moving to a club like Chelsea might be the perfect move.
Aouar oozes class on the ball, and can seemingly do it all in the middle of the park, while also being capable of playing in a much more advanced role.
Lyon know they have a player on their hands, and it won’t be long until the big guns come circling, which is why we think Chelsea need to act now to secure one of the finest talents in Europe.
Chelsea fans, what do you think? Would Aouar improve your squad? Let us know in the comments!