Chelsea Season Exclusive: Pre-season Make or Break for These Chelsea Players
Ask any of Chelsea’s numerous loanees or talented academy players, and all of them will acknowledge how difficult it is to break into the first team. Not since John Terry has a Chelsea academy player held down his own starting spot in the first eleven.
While some of the loanees or academy players still have time and age on their side, for some, this pre-season is the final audition before looking for other pastures. As Chelsea prepare to take on the big guns in pre-season, on next pages, let us look at some Chelsea players who must fight tooth and nail to get into the matchday squad.