Antonio Conte has not inherited a Chelsea side with as much quality as his predecessors…
Over the years, Stamford Bridge has been home to some of the best players in European football.
Roman Abramovich, of course, brought wealth and glamour to the club – but Stamford Bridge has often been a hotbed of top European talent even before his Russian millions gave rise to a new era of success at Stamford Bridge.
Antonio Conte’s Chelsea is, of course, the same – but there is definitely room for improvement.
The Blues have struggled over the last 18 months, slipping to a 10th place finish last season and continuing to disappoint under Conte this year.
The Chelsea team of 2016 lacks the passion and desire of years gone by, and Antonio Conte could really do with a few ex-Chelsea legends to get his team back on their feet.
Known for much more than their technical ability, these Chelsea stars of years gone by have cemented their legacy at the club for their heroics and dedication on the field.
With that said, here are 3 former Chelsea players that Conte could do with right now…