Last week, Chelsea FC's website announced the extension given by the club to Ryan Bertrand. Although, Bertrand isn't the first name to come to mind when Chelsea is mentioned, his extension certainly means a lot for the club.
Any signing brings up the question of where the team intends to use the player and how, but when it's a young and talented British international, it has an even larger impact.
Chelsea won the Champions League last season, but they are undergoing a change in both style of play and in philosophy. Bertrand's extension gives us insight into exactly where that plan is going.
His skills and tools clearly appealed to the club, so what is it about those skills that will mesh with the new recruits and veterans?