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How could Chelsea line-up with Coutinho, Pope and Chilwell

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Chelsea have already started their summer business as they signed Hakim Ziyech from Ajax.

Ziyech will move to Stamford Bridge for a fee of around £33.3 million at the end of the season.

Frank Lampard side have also been linked with three other players-Philippe Coutinho, Nick Pope and Ben Chilwell.

Chelsea are reportedly considering splashing the cash on Philippe Coutinho. Bayern have the option to sign the Barcelona star on a permanent deal after his season-long loan expires. And should the German giants decide not to, Chelsea are waiting in the wings to snap him up. Barca are willing to cut their losses and lash Coutinho for just £85m.

The Blues are considering selling goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga at the end of the season and replacing him with Burnley’s Nick Pope.

Lampard seems keen to bring in a new left-back. Ben Chilwell still appears to be the number one choice.

So how could Chelsea line-up with these three additions?

Should Pope move to Stamford Bridge, he could be the first-choice for Lampard.

In the defence, Chilwell will play in the left-back along with Kourt Zouma, Antonio Rudiger and Reece James.

Jorginho and N’Golo Kante could make a pair in the centre of midfield.

In the attack, Ziyech will take the place in the right-wing, Callum Hudson-Odoi in the left-wing, while Coutinho will be ideal in the centre.

The centre-forward role will be given to Tammy Abraham.

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