Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern have been quickly brought back down to Earth following their FA Cup final defeat at the hands of Arsenal last weekend.
Of course, the double would have topped off the Blues’ title-winning season. Still, 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 what 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.
This has sparked mass debate in the Tavern and has led to many names being mentioned in regards to Chelsea.
Let’s take a look at the TWO players that our landlord feels Chelsea should make an early move for this summer…