Chelsea go into pre-season with the aim of attempting to break back into the top four.
This will not be an easy task for the Stamford Bridge outfit. Both Manchester clubs look strong, Tottenham are in a great position with Harry Kane leading the line, and Liverpool are fresh out of Champions League final. Even London rivals Arsenal look like they are experiencing a new lease of life under Unai Emery, and have made several high profile signings this window.
With the objective of immediate improving looming over the club, whether youth will be given a chance in South West London is questionable. Chelsea do not have a good track record of offering young players opportunities in their first team. The club is infamous for loaning players out to a series of clubs, before cashing in on their potential.
With that in mind, here are two Chelsea wonder kids who should look to force an exit from Stamford Bridge if they are not given an opportunity in pre-season..