Chelsea have probably made more transfers than any other Premier League team down the years, especially since the arrival of billionaire owner Roman Abramovich in 2003.
There have been a fair few mishaps along the way, but during that time the Russian has bought some of the finest players to ever grace the Premier League to Stamford Bridge.
But with so much world class talent walking through the door season upon season at Stamford Bridge, who can you argue has proved real value for money?
The incredible fees the club has paid for players down the years makes it hard to describe any deals as a ‘bargain’ – but when you look closely at what certain players have achieved since the arrival of Abramovich and even going back further, you notice the club has done some very smart business.
Here we countdown five Chelsea transfer bargains from recent times.