There is a lot of talk about Chelsea transfer targets for the summer, with Antonio Conte reportedly being handed a £100million war chest to buy who he wants.
The Blues will surely be defending their title next season with a number of players coming in after a quiet January transfer window.
Last time they won the title, they pretty much kept their squad the same and it went stale.
So while you would expect a few players coming in, you will also expect a number of players to follow Oscar, John Obi Mikel and Branislav Ivanovic out the door as Conte properly makes his mark on the squad.
So who could leave Stamford Bridge?
Our Football Whispers Index has Cesc Fabregas as the most likely player to leave Chelsea – at 2.0 to join Real Madrid.
Spanish news outlet Diario Gol reports that despite Fabregas’ Barcelona DNA, Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane believes he could become a star at the Bernabeu.
It may seem unlikely, but when the midfielder left Arsenal, people probably would have laughed in your face if you said he would come back and join one of their biggest rivals in Chelsea.
Never say never in football.
But with Nemanja Matic and N’Golo Kante the preferred options in Conte’s 3-4-3, it seems inevitable Fabregas will look for a move away from Stamford Bridge.
A player of his quality shouldn’t have settle for starting only five of his side’s 24 Premier League games this season.
The 29-year-old has always said he would like to move to MLS when he feels he can no longer play in Europe.
A move to America may be too early for his liking in his career just yet, and expect most of Europe’s top guns to be fighting over him in the summer.
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It seemed like Conte and Diego Costa were a match made in heaven, until the row last month after an offer from China.
At the beginning of January, the naturalised Spaniard admitted he could have returned to Atletico Madrid in the summer for family reasons, but said he was happy at Chelsea.
Then he was dropped in the middle of the month after an approach by Tianjin Quanjian.
But that move did not happen and he stayed at Stamford Bridge.
Yet although he is playing week, in week out for Conte’s side, there is a feeling that it is only a stop gap and that he will be allowed to go in the summer.
The Blues have been heavily linked with Alvaro Morata and that is surely a sign they are planning for life without Costa.
But where next for him?
With Atleti president Enrique Cerezo admitting he would love to have the striker back, a move to his old club is at 1.3 on our index.
The rumours surrounding Thibaut Courtois and Real Madrid just will not go away.
The Belgian goalkeeper loved his time in Madrid with Atleti and has always said he wants to go back and live in the city.
His partner Marta Dominguez and their daughter still live in the city, so it is only natural to expect speculation that he would want to be based with his family.
And while Keylor Navas is a good goalkeeper, Courtois is a step above him.
The 24-year-old is arguably having the best season of his Chelsea career so far, keeping 13 clean sheets in the league.
And it is unlikely the Blue would want to sell one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League, but they would not want an unhappy player in their ranks if Courtois tried to force a move for family reasons.
A move to Real Madrid for the goalkeeper is at 1.3 on our index.
Conte admitted he would have let Asmir Begovic go in January if he had been able to find a replacement for him.
The Blues were reportedly after a number of goalkeepers, including Craig Gordon and David Stockdale, but were unable to bring anyone in before the January transfer window closed.
And with Stockdale out of contract at Brigton in the summer, they could sort out a decent second choice keeper to replace the Bosnian for not much money.
Everton are the favourites to sign him at 1.0 on our index – and he would definitely be an upgrade on Joel Robles or Maarten Stekelenburg.
With 188 Premier League appearances behind him, the 29-year-old is too good to sit on someone’s bench, and would interest a number of top-flight clubs – including Bournemouth, who tried to bring him in last month.
It would be a surprise if the Blues let both Courtois and Begovic go though.
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When Chelsea lost 3-0 to Arsenal in September without John Terry, it seemed like they would never find a solution to how to replace their captain, leader and legend.
But since then, they have switched to a 3-4-3 and there is simply no place for the 36-year-old in what seems like an unstoppable surge to the Premier League title.
With the former England captain’s contract up in the summer, it looks like his Chelsea career is finally over after more than 700 games for the club.
Blues fans may want him to stay for sentimental reasons, but in reality, he is no longer good enough for Conte’s side – as shown when he was sent off against Peterborough in the FA Cup.
Conte is not one for sentiment, and you can tell he has a ruthless side – there would be no point in him keeping Terry if he is no longer fit for purpose.
If Terry does not retire, he will surely head to China or America for one final pay day – you could not see him joining another Premier League club as there is no way Mr Chelsea would want to line up against his beloved Blues.