It's been interviews galore on this fine Monday across the world wide web. Next up: Branislav Ivanovic.
Fresh off his selection as the 44th best player in the world, the captain of the Serbia national football team and seven-year Chelsea veteran sat down with FourFourTwo for a short question and answer session. Here are the best bits.
On Jose Mourinho:
"They call him The Special One, but I like to refer to him as The Perfect One. His results speak for him. I think that he is the most intelligent coach: he knows what he wants. He knows when to tighten up and when to loosen up. He knows what to demand from the team and from an individual player, and he knows how to deal with stress situations and to relax the atmosphere. It's a pleasure and a privilege to work with him."
On Eden Hazard:
"Hazard is a quality player and he has the qualities to play even better. It's hard to say how close he is to Messi, when we know about all the records of Messi, but for us at Chelsea he is like Messi for Barcelona."
On winning trophies:
"To be honest, I can't think of any particular highlight [...] we didn't win any trophies..."
"...players who have won some big trophies [...] but he didn't win any trophies..."
"For me the biggest rewards in football are winning trophies."
"... I definitely would like a season with trophies."
So, let's win some trophies this season, yes, Bane?