Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern are certainly waiting in anticipation following a wonderful season which saw them win the Premier League.
Of course, the FA Cup final defeat is still fresh in the Blues fans’ minds but our landlord still believes that Antonio Conte should be very happy with how his first season at Stamford Bridge has panned out, especially given the shambles of the previous season at the club. The Blues fans in the bar echo this view and there is no doubt that the Italian boss is now a fans favourite.
Our landlord has had further thoughts on Chelsea and what he feels they need to do in order to take their side up a notch. He has concluded that the club cannot afford to be lax in the transfer market, especially after the disaster that happened the season after the last time Chelsea lifted the Premier League.
In order to prevent such events happening, the common suggestion in the Tavern is that Conte should act early in the market and give himself ample time to gel together an improved squad ready to defend their trophy next time around. Defensive options are the current topic of discussion among Blues fans, especially following the departure of club legend, John Terry.
With that said, let’s take a look at the two defenders that our landlord feels Chelsea should make an early move for this summer…