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The January transfer window has been and gone, with Premier League champions Chelsea making three additions to their ranks.

Ross Barkley was finally drafted in from Everton, while Emerson Palmieri and Olivier Giroud signed in the closing days of the window from AS Roma and Arsenal respectively.

Antonio Conte’s squad depth has been strengthened, but there are clear weaknesses in the starting side that remain. Those areas will need to be addressed in the summer, regardless of who is in charge at the time.

Here’s three players that we believe Chelsea could chase in the summer.

Antoine Griezmann

Antoine Griezmann
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According to Marca, Griezmann’s buyout clause now stands at £92M. In the modern, inflated transfer market, that may not be too bad of a deal.

If Alvaro Morata is unable to rediscover his form and prove that he is capable of leading the line for a club like Chelsea, we could look to recruit a new centre-forward.

Griezmann could be the man to take us to the next level.

Arturo Vidal

Arturo Vidal
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This transfer may well depend on whether Conte stays beyond the end of the season. The Italian’s future at Stamford Bridge is still very much in doubt, but if he does stay, there is a genuine chance that we could see Vidal become a Chelsea player.

The pair already have a strong bond from the time they shared together at Juventus, and Vidal’s contract with Bayern Munich expires at the end of the season. This is one that we ought to look to get tied up early.

Leon Bailey

Leon Bailey
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Leon Bailey should now need very little introduction. The Jamaican is widely considered one of the most exciting young prospects on the planet following his explosive start to life in the Bundesliga.

Bailey would be a direct upgrade on both Willian and Pedro, as well as possessing the potential to become the wing counterpart that Eden Hazard deserves to play alongside. Chelsea looking to recruit him this summer would come as no surprise.

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