News is that young Croat goalkeeping sensation Matej Delac has signed a pre-contract with Chelsea.
The critics of Chelsea have always pointed out that the Blues never had a good reserve team. It is widely argued that Chelsea, in the Abramovich era, has only brought established players onto their team. It is argued by critics that Chelsea does not nurture young talents similar to the likes of Arsenal, Barcelona, etc.
With the premature exit from the Champions League, there have been talks that Chelsea needs to get rid of some old legs and bring in some fresh young players. While numerous speculations are being made about the young players Chelsea may sign this summer let us take a look into Chelsea's own backyard.
There are a host of young Blues reserve players who could make the first team next season. In this slideshow we will look into those promising, and highly talented Blues youngsters who could develop into Chelsea's future stars.