CHELSEA spent over £200m last summer and they could again go BIG when the January transfer window opens next month.
Here, SunSport take a closer look at the FIVE most likely transfer according to bookmakers Betfair.
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Declan Rice – 4/1
By far and away Chelsea's most likely addition in the upcoming transfer window, according to the bookmakers.
The Blues have been interested in West Ham midfielder Declan Rice for several months and reports claim they could offer £70m for his signature in January.
Rice is now a regular starter for Gareth Southgate's England and remains top of Frank Lampard's wishlist.
Speculation has intensified over recent weeks after Rice appointed his father, who is a Chelsea season ticket holder, as his agent.
Ben White – 14/1
Another defensive addition is being tipped at Stamford Bridge.
Brighton's Ben White is a 14/1 chance to join Chelsea and compete with Thiago Silva, Kurt Zouma, Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen for a starting role.
The 23-year-old Seagulls defender, who can also operate in midfield, is drawing plenty of admiring glances for his performances this season.
However, the Blues will have to fight off interest from Liverpool and Manchester United if they want the Poole-born centre-back.
To join Chelsea before February 2
- Declan Rice – 4/1
- Ben White – 14/1
- Yves Bissouma – 16/1
- Kylian Mbappe – 33/1
- Paul Pogba – 40/1
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Yves Bissouma – 16/1
Another Brighton player makes Chelsea's top 5 most likely additions.
And it's easy to see why clubs are looking at Yves Bissouma.
Bissouma, who is also being tracked by Liverpool and Real Madrid, has started all-but one top-flight fixture for Brighton this season, netting a fine long-range effort against Everton.
He's also second only to Southampton's Oriol Romeu for successful tackles completed.
Kylian Mbappe – 33/1
Now that would be quite something.
Paris Saint-Germain superstar is 33/1 to swap Paris for London in January.
The 22-year-old, who's scored a phenomenal 103 goals in 141 games at the Parc des Princes, is out of contract in June 2022 and talks over a new deal haven't yet been successful.
Spanish newspaper AS claim PSG suffered losses of £90m last season and that figure could double this term – leaving them potentially unable to offer Mbappe a bumper new contract.
Paul Pogba – 40/1
Juventus to Manchester United to Chelsea…
That could be the path for French midfielder Paul Pogba according to the bookmakers, who rate his chances of arriving at Stamford Bridge at a whopping 40/1.
Agent Mino Raiola has made no secret of his client's desire to leave Old Trafford as soon as possible.
But it seems unlikely that Pogba will be wearing the blue of Chelsea anytime soon.
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