Andre Villas-Boas, already dubbed the “new Mourinho,” is about to step into the hottest seat in English football as Carlo Ancelotti’s replacement.
It is vital that Villas-Boas quickly establish himself as the main man and put his reputation as one of Mourinho’s backroom boys behind him.
With Abramovich’s billions behind him, Villas Boas can afford to raid the transfer market for fresh talent that will spark a new era for Chelsea. Just like Mourinho brought with him the likes of Carvalho, Drogba and Robben, Villas-Boas can pick and choose from the cream of Europe’s crop.
Here are eight potential signings that could help to further Villas-Boas' growing reputation within the game by inspiring Chelsea to their fourth league title.