Three exciting Chelsea youngsters who could save Roman Abramovich a fortune
Chelsea could be set for a busy summer transfer window as they look to recover from being the 2017 Premier League champions, to missing out on Champions League qualification altogther just 12 months later.
It was a miserable defence of their title and things weren’t great in the Champions League either where the Blues, whose fans have delivered their verdict on a potential move for a £63m striker, they were knocked out by Barcelona at the last 16 stage.
While they did end the campaign by lifting the FA Cup, manager Antonio Conte’s future is in severe doubt and owner Roman Abramovich could wield the axe sooner rather than later in order to get a new man in and the squad ready by the time the window closes on August 9 – two days before the 2018/19 campaign gets underway.
The west London club have already been linked with big-money moves for the likes of £45m-rated Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles and Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey in recent weeks, but they perhaps already have the answers to those problem centre-back and winger positions in their ranks in terms of some of their talented teenage starlets.
Here are three exciting Chelsea youngsters who could save Abramovich a fortune this summer…