The transfer window has ended and so has Chelsea’s search for defensive additions. Having made two deadline day acquisitions, Marcos Alonso from Fiorentina and homecoming king David Luiz from PSG, Antonio Conte must be a relieved man. Having said that, the season’s just begun and it’s time to analyze and formulate a perfect defensive strategy.
Having successfully used 3-5-2 before, Conte would’ve liked to use it at Chelsea as well but with defensive unit not being familiar and capable of handling it in the premier league, 4-1-4-1 seems to be the formation Conte would use. Conte’s defense will consist if these players:
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