Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern are certainly waiting in anticipation following a wonderful season which saw them lift the Premier League last season.
Of course, the FA Cup final defeat was a minor blemish on the season and our landlord still believes that Antonio Conte should be very happy with how his first season at Stamford Bridge 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 fan favourite.
Our landlord has had further thoughts on Chelsea and he believes that the signing of experience in this window could well be invaluable – especially to replace some of the bigger figures at the club, notably John Terry.
The Chelsea fans in the Tavern have already seen this with the signing of Willy Cabellero on a free from Manchester City but it is more the outfield where some experience is needed for the start of the new season.
Yet again, this topic has raised plenty of debate in the Tavern and our landlord has outlined two players over 30 that Chelsea should make a surprise swoop for…