Our Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern are hoping the downward spiral they seem on at the moment will sort itself out before next season. Indeed, while things aren’t quite as bad as that infamous title defence under Jose Mourinho, the punters propping up our bar haven’t enjoyed the season as a whole.
Since the turn of the year, Chelsea have struggled for wins, three in fact in the Premier League. With constant rumours surrounding Antonio Conte’s future and the team somewhat playing like strangers, it seems that it’s going to take a lot for the team to turn its fortunes around in the latter part of the season, especially after the Spurs defeat that all but ended the Blues’ chance of Champions League qualification.
With the fans in the bar and the board looking forward to a summer overhaul of the club, many of them will be hoping that Chelsea can revitalise the whole of the club and move them in a new steady direction.
Indeed, the board now runs the football club more like a business than a hobby like previous years and surely they’ll want to offload some players in a bid to balance the books, but more importantly, stop the growing rot of managers and players coming in and out like a revolving door. Our landlord takes a look at three players that may be moved on in the summer months…