The 28-year-old has been has excellent since he arrived from Rennes
But what they didn’t sort at the beginning of the campaign was a goalkeeper, and Kepa Arrizabalaga had another few bad matches.
However, Chelsea did manage to get their man, Edouard Mendy, a player that maybe many Blues supporters were not that aware of.
While Chelsea were bringing in all the attacking talent in the summer, there were question marks over whether or not they had done enough to strengthen the defence.
But the club’s technical and performance advisor Petr Cech was fully aware of the Senegal international and made it clear he was the man to go for. And it has certainly paid off, with another solid performance in the 0-0 draw against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday afternoon.