Gary Cahill has transitioned from an unknown quantity into an astute and viable defenseman.
Cahill could be the one to watch this coming season in the Premier League.
Cahill received his first cap for England last year, making his mark on the pitch and coming away with two international goals, one he scored against Holland and the other against Bulgaria.
Although Cahill missed Euro 2012 because of a broken jaw due to a collision with Joe Hart, his season was still successful despite the injuries he picked up throughout the season.
Here are five reasons why Gary Cahill will be a star defender for Chelsea in 2012.