The Chelsea fans have that have just arrived in the Transfer Tavern reckon their side have almost assembled a good enough squad to maintain their Premier League crown next season.
The Blues have replaced No 2 shot-stopper Asmir Begovic with Manchester City’s League Cup final hero Willy Caballero. Meanwhile, Alvaro Morata has arrived ahead of Diego Costa’s expected departure.
Frenchman Tiemoue Bakayoko is likely to team up with N’Golo Kante in the middle, whilst Antonio Rudiger will also feature at the back.
Now, Antonio Conte could just be looking for fullbacks to step up competition for Marcos Alonso and Victor Moses.
After the Italian switched to his patented 3-4-3, there was simply no looking back for Chelsea. The Blues were a well-oiled machine last season, but their particular strengths came from a select few.
We’ve picked out TWO players who Conte’s side simply wouldn’t function properly without…