Our Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern are happiest of all this Christmas with their team by some margin the leaders in the Premier League.
The Blues have undergone an incredible transformation under Antonio Conte this season from last year where they looked like a complete shambles of a football club.
Now, though, they are streaking away towards the Premier League title once more thanks to the Italian’s ingenious switch to a 3-4-3 earlier on in the year.
They’ve won an incredible eleven games on the bounce in the top flight, too, and if anyone is going to stop them, they’d better hope that run comes to an end soon.
The latest challenger to the record is Bournemouth tomorrow but our landlord only sees one winner coming out of the game – Chelsea, as long as they go with this XI against the Cherries…
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