Chelsea’s summer transfer business was hurried to say the least, following the appointment of Maurizio Sarri as the club’s new manager.

The Blues were able to get some big deals over the line before the window slammed shut but it was rather hectic for Sarri and the recruitment team, leaving some voids unfilled.

January is always a difficult month to deal in but it’s likely that Chelsea will look to dip into the market to further strengthen their squad at the midway point of the season.

The transfer rumours surrounding Chelsea have already begun ahead of the January window, with a host of players from Italy, notably, linked with moves to Stamford Bridge.

This is largely to do with the first-class knowledge of Serie A from Sarri, following his exploits in his homeland over recent years.

So, take a look at five players from the Italian top-flight who Chelsea should consider swooping for in January!