Date: 23rd December 2016 at 7:51pm
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Chelsea are top of the Premier League at Christmas after a remarkable run of 11 straight Premier League victories.

Antonio Conte’s Blues were eight points adrift of Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City on September 24, but 11 wins, including triumphs over City, Manchester United, and Tottenham, have propelled the West London to the summit.

The Blues are six points clear of nearest rivals Liverpool going into the busy Christmas period, where they host Bournemouth and Stoke before the New Year in a bid to open up an even greater lead at the top of the division.

Conte’s side have been sensational ever since the Italian implemented a back three, and since then his team have conceded just twice in the league, with Christian Eriksen’s strike and a Gary Cahill own goal the only efforts that have found a way past Thibaut Courtois.

With a six point lead, many are already tipping Chelsea to go on and regain the Premier League title come May, but some still feel that more reinforcements are needed to keep them at the top.

Thus, here are TWO former Chelsea players who could return to Stamford Bridge in January…

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