In fact, it is pretty hard to see any of his current stars getting dropped – and despite this, the Chelsea squad is as strong as ever – and with the fixtures coming thick and fast, even Mourinho himself has made concessions and seems to be willing to offer his fringe players a chance.
Not only do Chelsea have to navigate their way through the festive fixtures in the Premier League, they also have a Capital One Cup away trip to deal with and an FA Cup clash – not to mention preparing for the Champions League in the New Year.
With that in mind, we have put our heads together and come up with five players we want to see handed a chance to impress.
Click on Andre Schurrle to see who else we want to see some more of this season.
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