Last season, the Blues seriously missed a powerful forward who could actually put the ball into the back of the net – and we certainly understand why Costa is being hailed as their main man – however, Jose Mourinho’s men managed to record a win in their last game out without the Spanish international – and there was one main reason for that. Cesc Fabregas.
The former Barcelona midfielder is becoming a very important cog in Mourinho’s well oiled title winning machine and we think the Blues simply have to keep him fit if they want to lift the Premier League this season.
Click on Cesc to unveil the five reasons we think he is vital to Chelsea’s title challenge.
Chelsea fans. Do you think that you would be able to mount a title challenge if Cesc succumbed to serious injury? Let us know your thoughts below or tweet us @LaFootyettes.