The Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern are hoping that the Blues downward spiral stops as soon as possible. Indeed, it seems like every time the west London giants win a league title, they are brought crashing back down to earth shortly after.
Chelsea so far this year have not been anywhere near their best, having only won a couple of games in all competitions. Being knocked out of the Carabao Cup by London rivals Arsenal and then suffering back-to-back three-goal defeats for the first time since 1995 has piled the pressure on boss Antonio Conte.
After a disastrous summer transfer window, the winter one wasn’t deemed much better by our regular Blues in the bar. All this has aided towards Chelsea’s landslide towards fifth place and struggling to keep hold of a top-four finish.
Many stars are under-performing at present but the glass-collector believes that two of them need to cut their losses now and bailout.
With that in mind, our landlord takes a look at the TWO players in question a little more in-depth…