Across the years, you’d find the Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern waxing poetic about the Blues’ defensive solidity.
A mean backline has been as prevalent at Stamford Bridge as ruthless manager changes, though that sort of shield has been lacking in recent months.
With John Terry still not replaced, the manner of their meek 3-0 defeat to growing ever bitter rivals Arsenal was indicative of their defensive malaise.
Even Antonio Conte, widely regarded as one of the best organisers in the game, can’t seem to sort it out right now.
While the 23-year-old is undoubtedly a good defender, he’s barely the most illustrious of names to potentially replace the Stamford stalwart.
Still, perhaps that could be a good thing.
Considering all this, here are the EIGHT best Chelsea fan reactions to the Michael Keane rumours.
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