Chelsea’s five January transfer priorities

Chelsea have been on a significant run of form in recent weeks, and seven straight wins see them sitting atop the Premier League for the first time since their title victory of 2015.

However, Conte should not rest on his laurels as he still faces an uphill battle to overturn the club’s shambolic performances over the past 18 months and restore supremacy as Stamford Bridge once more.

While they appear to have tightened their frailties in the defence, some issues surrounding the squad remain enormous problems.

The over-reliance on Diego Costa’s goals has become something of a concern for the Chelsea faithful, and many believe Conte must invest in another striker to ensure the Blues pick up a fourth Premier League title.

The London club are known to be powerful in the transfer market, so there’s every chance most of the issues can be addressed.

With all this taken into consideration, here are FIVE priorities for Conte this winter.