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How the transfer ban favored Chelsea
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How the transfer ban favored Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri anticipated a sinking ship at Chelsea after they were hit with a transfer ban and made the move to Juventus in an unexpected departure. This left the Blues with an uncertain future and they had to settle down with a rookie Frank Lampard who took over, after just one professional-managerial season with Championship side Derby County. The future didn't appear to hold much for Chelsea, and more so with the departure of the talismanic Belgian Eden Hazard who jumped ship to Real Madrid in what he described as a dream move. With Frank Lampard at the helm amid a transfer ban, there were doubts on if Lampard and his boys would finish in the top 4. The Englishman came in and put some reliance on youth players like Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount, Fikayo Tomori, James Reece, Billy...