Andrea Pirlo has been linked with us ever since Ancelotti arrived and it’s fair to say this isn’t a prospect TheChelseaBlog has welcomed with any enthusiasm.
The trouble is, the rumour aren’t going away and now the suggestion seems to be that if he does come to Chelsea, Pizarro and Mancienne will head in the opposite direction. Ok, so Pizarro wouldn’t be any great loss but why on earth would we consider letting Michael Mancienne go? Surely he’s exactly the sort of young player Chelsea should be starting to bring in on a more regular basis?
If we’re seriously going to let Mancienne go in order to bring a another over-30 in, then it’s hardly a sign of us moving forward is it?