The Top 10 best Chelsea players during the Roman Abramovich-era!

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We rank the top 10 greatest Chelsea players to play during Abramovich’s time..
Chelsea was formed in 1905 and since then the club has had a quite a few great players wear the blue jersey – Gianfranco Zola, Peter Osgood, Roy Bentley just to name a few, however, the club was not considered as one of England’s finest at the time.

But that all changed when Roman Abramovich took over ownership of Chelsea back in 2003, since then there has been no looking back for the West London club.

Chelsea have won 14 trophies since the take over – five Premier League titles, four FA Cups, three League Cups, one UCL and a Europa League.

And there have been different players who have helped the Blues to success, with that knowledge we rank the top 10 greatest Chelsea players to play within Roman Abramovic’s time.

Here, we run through the Top 10 greatest Chelsea players during the Roman Abramovich-era

10) Cesar Azpilicueta AKA Dave

Cesar Azplicueta aka Dave
Born 28th August, 1989, Cesar Azpilicueta was an absolute bargain for only £7 million. Missing just one game over the past two seasons, there is no doubt that the Spaniard is one of the best players to have played for the Blues.

9) Nicolas Anelka

Nicolas Anelka
Anelka signed for the Blues for £15 million from Bolton Wanderers in 2008 and spent four seasons at Chelsea, scoring 59 goals in the process.

8) Branislav Ivanovic

Branislav Ivanovic
Branislav Ivanovic played a crucial role in the greatest period of the club’s history, with 3 Premier League, 3 FA Cup, 1 League cup, 1 Community Shield, 1 Champions League and 1 Europa League, he’s had a lot of success at Stamford Bridge.
Another bargain as the Serbian joined Chelsea for £9 million from Lokomotiv Moscow.

7) Eden Hazard

Hazard will stay at Chelsea IF they buy two world class players?
Eden Hazard
If there is one player which the fans love is none other than Eden Hazard. The Belgian is quick on the wings and has an eye for the goal or an assist everytime he is on the field.

6) Ashley Cole

Ashley Cole

One of the Premier League’s greatest left-backs is undoubtedly England international Ashley Cole. He was an integral part of Arsenal’s invincibles side, putting in some stunning performances for the Gunners.

5) Ricardo Carvalho

Ricardo Carvalho


Ricardo Carvalho joined his former manager, Jose Mourinho on a 3-year contract at Stamford Bridge for £20 million. The fee was an outlandish sum at that time but he proved his worth over the following seasons

4) Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba, Chelsea FC
Didier Drogba
Arsenal’s biggest nightmare, Didier Drogba is arguably the best forward bought in the last decade by the Blues.
Since he departed, the club has tried desperately to fill his hole but has been unable to do so.

3) Petr Cech

Petr Cech
Petr Cech signed for Chelsea from Rennes for £7 million becoming the most expensive keeper in Chelsea’s history that time.

The Czech keeper went on to become a legend for the Blues before making a switch to Arsenal.
Petr Cech went on to win 4 Premier League, 4 FA Cup, 3 League Cup, 2 Community Shield, 1 Champions League and 1 Europa League while playing for the Blues.
Some of his personal achievements are 4 Premier League Golden Glove, 2 Premier League PFA Team of The Year, 1 Chelsea Player of The Year.

2) Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard
£11 million signing from West Ham, Frank Lampard proved his class and professionalism over 13 years at Stamford Bridge. Lampard was everything a modern midfielder should be.
The England international comfortably reached double figures in goals scored for 10 seasons on a trout, scoring 20+ in five seasons. This helped him break Bobby Tambling’s all-time club record of 202 goals in May 2013.
His career at Stamford Bridge was no short of trophies; 3 Premier League, 4 FA Cup, 1 UCL, 1 Europa League, 2 Community Shield and 2 League Cups.
He also has a lot of individual accolades to his name; FIFA Player of the year (Silver, 2005), Ballon d’Or (Silver, 2005), UEFA Midfielder of the year (2008), to name a few.

1) John Terry

John Terry
Captain. Leader. Legend. These are the words which first strike the mind when you hear John Terry’s name.

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