This is my very first fanpost. It's a simple one, and a fun one, I hope!
As everyone here is aware, the transfer news and rumours are already swirling in full force, despite the fact that there is still over a month to go until the summer transfer window actually opens. I thought that, with all this "activity" and uncertainty, now would be a good time to pose the following conundrum.
You have been given the task of revamping the current 25-man Chelsea squad. You can buy, sell, recall, release, promote, or demote players as you deem appropriate. However, you may only buy players who are realistically available; for example, those who will most likely be for sale; are unhappy at their current club; or who are at the end of their current contract. Therefore, your squad can't really include Cristiano Ronaldo! Also, there can only be 25 players in the new squad, just as there are in the current squad.
So, who would you choose? You may explain your choices as well, if you'd like. I would be really curious to see how close we come to choosing the actual squad that we end up with for next season!
The second part of the conundrum is this: what if our first match of the 2014 to 2015 season is against Manchester City at the Etihad? Who would you select from your new squad to play in this inaugural match of the new season?
Lastly, I don't know whether David or Graham will post a similar article to this one in future, but I just thought that I'd post this one now, specifically because, regarding transfers, nothing concrete has happened yet.