Our Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern are shaking their heads in disbelief over the start of the year so far. Indeed, it seems like whenever the Blues win the league, they’re just as likely to mess it all up a year later.
Although, Chelsea are still in the top four, just. The start to 2018 hasn’t been the greatest for the Blues in the bar, only winning a couple of games, getting knocked out by rival Arsenal in the semi-final of the Carabao Cup and dropping from a comfortable to 2nd to a point off Tottenham in 5th.
Antonio Conte looks like a man with the world on his shoulders at the moment as the pressure builds around him. Furthermore, looking at the run of games they have in the middle of February, the axe could have fallen on the Italian by March.
Much of the mess is down to simple mistakes made in past window according to our chief barman, not getting a backup striker and left back in earlier are prime examples. With that in mind, here’s a look at TWO transfer mistakes Chelsea made…