look likely to utilise a 4-2-3-1 formation next season following Eden Hazard's "
" that he would become his next suitor's No. 10.
Roberto Di Matteo has a wealth of options available to him and would be wise to mix it up a little, but the 4-2-3-1 is expected to be the regular formation.
Spending £32 million is a lot for one player, so Chelsea would be wise to grant the Belgian his wish and play him where he
does the most damage
With Hazard in behind
and potentially switching with Juan Mata throughout the game, Chelsea's advanced line looks dangerous, quick and skilful.
The problem lies in the midfield, where Chelsea would need to field two multi-skilled central players who know how to get the balance of defence and attack right.
What Chelsea need
The Blues have great passers in the middle, but the lack of a genuine ball-winning midfielder is a concern.
John Obi Mikel has been shamefully converted into a safety player, leaving behind his days as an up-and-coming attacking midfielder. His 1.6 tackles and 1.5 interceptions per game last season suggest he still isn't comfortable in that role ...