No matter where your loyalties lie, almost every football fan in England is bursting with anticipation and excitement following the return of Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge. The incoming Chelsea boss has just held his first official press conference, yet, refusing to give too much away, his level of tailoring on the Blues’ squad remains to be seen.
With the clear objective being the Premier League title, Mourinho will undoubtedly be a busy man during the coming transfer market in order to bring some added quality to the squad in West London.
But if the Portuguese is to make room for his new recruits, he will have to jettison some of the deadwood first. Just in case he’s become unfamiliar with Chelsea’s cast, we’ve compiled a list of the FIVE players we expect Mourinho to axe in time for next season.