At the start of the season, the Premier League title race was hailed to be a six-horse affair. Some even alleged any of last term’s top ten had enough quality to walk away with the English crown this year.
But with us now six months and 21 fixtures down the line, the top flight title hunt has whittled down to just three clubs; Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City.
Currently, none are out-and-out favourites or anything close to resembling a safe bet, with each carrying their own respective strengths and weaknesses.
That could all change with a successful January swoop however as we approach the mid-point of the winter transfer window – one or two solid acquisitions could prove to be enough to push one of the Premiership’s title candidates over the finishing line first.
And with that in mind, here’s SIX January signings for Jose Mourinho to consider at Stamford Bridge, who could prove to be the difference for the Blues come May-time.