The Chelsea fans are the happiest of all our football followers here in the Transfer Tavern at present, with the Blues sitting pretty at the top of the Premier League.
Antonio Conte’s men sit proudly at the summit of the division following Sunday’s 1-0 success over Middlesbrough, leaving their ardent followers here in the Tavern jumping for joy.
Given that he has not worked in England previously, it was thought by many that the Italian boss might need to oversee a period of transition before reaping the rewards, but their current league position offer great cause for optimism.
With January on the horizon it is likely that the Chelsea boss will continue to stamp his authority on the squad, with a few players likely to depart Stamford Bridge.
Transfer Tavern writer Lee Clarke takes a look at two players who could leave the club alongside Cesc Fabregas, whose days already look numbered, this January.
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