Our Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern are a bit bewildered as to what is happening at the club at the moment.

Chelsea have won the only couple of games so far this season and the pressure is building on boss Antonio Conte. With two poor transfer windows and a team that is seemingly running on empty in the centre of the park as summer signing Tiemoue Bakayoko continues to struggle.

With that in mind, the latest link from German outlet Kicker (via the Sun) with Bayern Munich star Thiago Alcantara must be music to our regular blues ears.

Munich may be looking to reshape their ageing squad, and their loss could be Chelsea’s gain. The Spaniard would be perfect for the Blues need right now and a potential long-term heir to the excellent Cesc Fabregas. However, even with a threadbare squad, it seems that a few players may have to make way as Stamford Bridge bosses look to balance their books a lot more now than they used to.

Our landlord takes a look at two possible departures out of the Stamford Bridge door…