Chelsea may be top of the Premier League table at this time, but it hasn’t stopped Jose Mourinho talking of his side as a small horse, inferior to others running the race for the title, in need of milk and nurturing.

It follows up the Chelsea manager’s premise that this season is a stepping stone towards next season; that even though he has a strong and talented squad to choose from, it’s still missing an important piece.

All the noises coming out of Chelsea suggest the club’s priority in the summer is a centre-forward, one with star quality and who is in the prime of his career.

So with Chelsea able to call upon sizeable financial backing, here are SIX strikers who could solve their ‘striker problem’ this  summer…

Mario Mandzukic