Chelsea will surely make a move during the January transfer window to improve upon their struggling defensive midfield.
While Chelsea currently sit atop the table in the Barclays Premier League, they still have vulnerabilities that will need to be addressed come January.
The most pressing of these concerns is the lack of a solid defensive midfielder who has both the physical and technical skills necessary to stop opposing attackers in their tracks.
There are a number of possible players who could come to Stamford Bridge in January.
Five of these possibilities, however, stand out amongst the rest.