Normality has been restored again at Chelsea.

Well, it's about as normal as it ever gets at Stamford Bridge right now, with the team winning and playing confidently and the manager never out of the headlines.

As Jose Mourinho accepted a fine for improper conduct against Cardiff City whilst maintaining his innocence in the same breath, the Blues put on their best European performance of the  boss' second coming to comfortably dispose of Schalke 04 in Gelsenkirchen.

The bookies are of the mind that the Champions League is likely to be either staying in Germany or heading back to Spain - but the Premier League still attracts some of the best talent in the world.

Some of it is in Chelsea's squad, and even more of it sits on their bench.

Out of the English representation, it's the London squad who look the most likely to bring the prestigious trophy back to England - and here's five reasons why they can do it.

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