Chelsea Transfer Rumours: 5 Big-Name Signings to Bring Back Good Times (Video)

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Chelsea Transfer Rumours: 5 Big-Name Signings to Bring Back Good Times (Video)
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Chelsea and Andre Villas-Boas will surely be busy this offseason in the transfer market as they look to regain the swagger they had as being one of Europe’s top clubs.

The inaugural season of the Chelsea revolution/evolution Villas-Boas promised when he arrived has not gone as smoothly as some had hoped. Currently tied for fourth place in the league and out of Champions League next season on goal differential has placed the manager on the hot seat.

For all the questioning of Villas-Boas’ tactics, he has stood fast by them and insists that some variation of a dynamic 4-3-3 will be his formation of choice. It is quite obvious that the current crop of stars will never be able to enact his vision, which brought him great success at Porto.

Here is a list of five big names that will be better fit for the system Villas-Boas imagines.

Like always, I speculate while keeping one foot in reality, so don’t expect to see Messi, Ronaldo, Hulk or any of the like here.

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