Our Chelsea fans here in the Transfer Tavern are welcoming the international break, and will be hoping that their side will come out the other side a refreshed team.
Chelsea so far this year have not been firing on all fronts, having slipped out of the top-four due to poor form and having suffered several defeats, and the Blues in the bar seem to be feeling down and disappointed in the team.
Antonio Conte is not only battling the media with this current rocky patch but also the board, as it seems he is living on borrowed time. While they are still Premier League champions and are fairing better than last time they won the league under Jose Mourinho, it seems a change at the helm is inevitable.
Conte will be hoping that a break from the rigours of Premier League football will help his players come back refreshed and raring to go and gain one of the Champions League places. With that in mind, our landlord takes a look at which two players should be looking at themselves the most…