As Chelsea go into the international break having played three games, let’s compare the start of this season to the start of the previous season, taking a look at the key points of the both.
2015-16 season: The Premier League defending champions Chelsea were touted to build a team for long-term success under fan favourite manager Jose Mourinho. The summer transfer window was a disaster as Chelsea managed to sign Pedro Rodriguez from Barcelona, Abdul Baba Rahman from Augsburg, Asmir Begovic from Stoke City and Papy Djilobodji from Nantes.
Radamel Falcao arrived on loan from AS Monaco after a horrific loan spell with Manchester United. The failed transfer window opened the door to one of the worst seasons ever for modern Chelsea, as they went on to finish 10th in the league. Let’s take a look at the first few matches Chelsea played last season.
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