That is a good thing for a fair few Blues players who are spending life either waiting on the bench or in the wings and with the competitions now coming thick and fast, there is some room for rotation.
Whilst Mourinho might not be thinking about the level of rotation that Brendan Rodgers employs, there are at least a couple of Chelsea players we think will be getting a chance to impress in the coming months – and with that in mind, we have come up with five Blues fringe players who need to capitalise on this.
Click on Andre Schurrle to see the players we think need to be making more out of the chances handed to them.
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