The Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern were surprised at how many players were sold in January…
Whilst the Blues have often focused their January business on signing players, Antonio Conte shifted his tactics this season, with a focus on clearing out the deadwood within his squad being the primary objective.
The likes of John Obi Mikel, Branislav Ivanovic and Oscar both left, whilst young forward Patrick Bamford was also moved on permanently, signalling a period of change at Stamford Bridge.
In their place, players like Nathaniel Chalobah and Ruben Loftus-Cheek appear to have been promoted into more of a senior role, and that can only be a good thing for the Blues.
However, whilst Chelsea sold a number of players, there are still more than a few within the Blues’ squad that should have been moved on – with Antonio Conte spearheading a period of change at Chelsea.
With that said, here are 2 players Chelsea should have sold in January…
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