It is too late but, I just wanted to share my view on how, I would change the squad
Lets get started:
- Henrique Hilario - passed it.
- Ross Turnbull - Bad performances when called upon.
- Paulo Ferriera - Great servant who can not do the job anymore.
- Yossi Benayoun - Why did we buy him?
- Florent Malouda - Many players are upcoming that he would be stopping the progress of.
Number of players released: 5
- David Luiz - Do not see as future captain and could get a very good price for the clubs intrested. - 35mil
- Jeffery Bruma - Failed at Hamburg, wont get a game Chelsea - 4mil
- Ryan Bertrand - Good homegrown plater but still not good enough with Cole's reoccurring injury - 6.5Mil
- Patrick Van Annaholt - Does not have a future - 4mil
- Sam Hutchinson - Does not have a future - 1mil
- Kevin De Bruyne - Has a huge future but sadly, not at Chelsea. A huge asset to the club he will go to. - 18mil
- John Obi Mikel - Underrated but, we need someone who can bully people. Which Mikel can not do - 15mil
- Micheal Essien - Injury plagued career - 9mil
- Oriol Romeu - Do not see a future at Chelsea - 6mil
- Josh McEachran - Big decision, at 17 he looked like a player with huge potential but his career has not realy progressed since then. - 6mil (with buy back of 15mil)
- Victor Moses - Decent signing before AFCON but returned with bad form. - 12mil
- Marko Marin - The "German Messi" is certainly not with a few games that have been very dissappointing. - 6mil
- Gael Kakuta - Impressed at Vitese but no future at Chelsea - 4mil
- Fernando Torres - No need to explain but recent form, i would ask for - 20mil
- Demba Ba - We need a striker to take us to the next level and Ba wont. - 15mil
Number of players sold: 15
Total money recieved from players sold: 161.5million
Transfer budget + Players sold: 261.5million
- Robert Green - Good back-up who is English and Homegrown also better than Turnbull. - 2mil
- Thiago Silva - Best Centre back in the world would be Captain of the team as Terry is past it. Plus he would be able to play until he is 36. - 33Mil
- Raphael Varane - Upcoming Centre back with massive potential - 18mil
- Leighton Baines - Created most chances in Premier league last year, got in Premier league team of the year. Two years left on contract. - 15mil
- Luke Shaw - Englands future left back and only 17. - 13mil
- Arturo Vidal - Great Box to Box midfielder who scored two goals against us in the Champions League - 28mil
- Daniele De Rossi - A leader who controls the midfield and on the market - 12mil
- Alen Halovic - Again another young upcoming attacking midfielder - 8mil
- Gareth Bale - YOU READ IT! - probaly the best youth prospect under 25 in the world. A massive bid of - 55mil
- Bruma - 18 year old winger, who has been compared to the next Ronaldo. - 13.5mil
- Robert Lewandowski - Scored 4 goals in 1 match against Real Madrid what more can, I say - 23mil
Total players bought: 11
Total cost of players bought: 220.5million
- Thibaut Courtois - Needs a year of champions league experience before being our No1.
- Matej Delac - Needs more experience (sell for bigger profit)
- Sam Walker - Needs more experience (sell for bigger profit)
- Tomas Kalas - Already a full International loan to Premier league team for an introduction to Chelsea's fist team.
- Nathan Ake - Loan to Vitese to fill the hole where Kalas was last year.
- Kenneth Omeruo - Already a full International loan to Premier league team for an introduction to Chelsea's fist team.
- Luke Shaw - Loan to Southampton for a year
- Wallace - Loan to AS Roma for a player deal also he would get experience in europe.
- Nathaniel Chalobah - Loan to Premier league team for an introduction to Chelsea's fist team. (Play at right back. I will explain later on)
- Todd Kane - Loan to Blackburn Rovers (sell for profit)
- George Saville - Needs more experience (sell for profit)
- Usiles Davila - Needs more experience (sell for bigger profit)
- Bruma - Loan back to Sporting Lisbon for more playing time.
- Lucas Piazon - This is a hard one, loan to Malaga for a season and see if progress is good enough for first team.
- Milan Llackovic - Needs more experience (sell for bigger profit)
- Patrick Bamford - Loan to Championship team and see if progress is good enough to be backup for the first team.
Number of players on loan: 14
25 Man squad for 2013/14 Season:
GK - Petr Cech 2. Robert Green 3. Jamal Blackman
LB - Ashley Cole 2. Leighton Baines
CDM - Arturo Vidal 2. Daniele De Rossi 3. Ramires 4. Frank Lampard 5. Ruben Loftus-Cheek
CAM - Juan Mata 2. Oscar
W - Gareth Bale 2. Eden Hazard 3. Alen Halovic
ST - Robert Lewandowski 2. Romelu Lukaku 3. Islam Feruz
English players: 8
British Players: 10
EU players: 22
Non EU players: 3
Players from the Academy: 4
First Team 4-2-3-1: Second Team 4-3-3:
And the Chalobah thing, I do not see him getting into the team in the centre of midfield.
My team in the next 5 years: