Carlo Ancelotti has hinted that Fernando Torres would be brought in to form a partnership with Dider Drogba up front, claiming after today's bid for the Liverpool ace that Drogba is capable with linking up with anyone.
It would be interesting to see if Ancelotti would switch to a pure two up-front formation or retain a 4-3-3 formation, most likely exploiting Torres' speed and agility to play him in a slightly wider position.
On the other hand, it would seem crazy to pay upwards of £40M only to shift the Spanish goal machine to a position he was not totally familiar with. Could Drogba and Torres function as a pure tandem, with Drogba perhaps playing Hasselbaink to Torres' Gudjohnsen?
A 4-4-2 switch would probably mean that the team would be searching in the summer for more options on the flanks, with only Florent Malouda, Yossi Benayoun, Yuri Zhirkov and perhaps Ramires as truly viable wingers.