The January window often receives a lot of flack in England but there’s no doubting it’s utility.

The mid-season market gives Premier League managers the opportunity to reinforce their squad for the campaign’s final run-in, and shift some of the deadwood that’s eating up the wage bill.

Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho is expected to put the imminent window to good use – the Blues are in desperate need of a new front-man and cover in other departments, whilst a rather imbalanced roster means that certain players could be in line for the transfer axe.

So with incomings and outgoings expected on the transfer front throughout the month at Stamford Bridge, here’s a list of three Blues boys set for the scrapheap, followed by three transfer targets that could soon replace them.

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