With Antonio Conte on his way to Stamford Bridge, Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern are expecting some major changes to the defence that conceded over 50 goals in the Premier League last season.
Since Roman Abramovich took over, Chelsea fans have come to expect two things: Trophies and clean sheets.
Jose Mourinho, a manager normally renowned for curating often in penetrable defences, saw his side leak 27 goals in just 16 games before his sacking in December.
Guus Hiddink then came in, but again his leaky defence proved to be his downfall, often falling to late scrappy equalisers.
Antonio Conte has been tasked with rebuilding the Blues, and much like Mourinho, Conte is a man known for a strong defence.
Whilst typically employing a back 5, it is likely that Conte will adopt a standard 4 at the back with Chelsea, as he looks to adjust to the style of the Premier League.
Whilst the transfer window is yet to officially open, dozens of defensive stalwarts have been linked with the Blues, and our landlord thinks a Conte Juventus favourite might just be finding his way into the Chelsea backline.
Here is the ULTIMATE Chelsea defence for next season including Lichtsteiner…..
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