Many people predict that the return of Jose Mourinho will spell the end of the promising rise of the Chelsea youth setup.
But taking a quick glance at his recent reign at Real Madrid, you'll soon see how the Portuguese tactician has perhaps learnt from his previous mistakes and given youth players the chance they need to develop.
Raphael Varane, Nacho Fernandez, Alvaro Morata and Jese Rodriguez all shone under the 50-year-old when he was at the Santiago Bernabeu, and now Mourinho will get the chance to work with Chelsea's next generation.
The Blues had no less than 23 players out on loan last season, a staggering amount for a club who had a seemingly thin squad in the previous campaign.
We'll take a look at some of the players who could be in contention for roster spots on the Premier League squad for the 2013-14 season.
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