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Chelsea strikers will fire Blues to title

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Torres can fire Blues to the title (©GettyImages)
Torres can fire Blues to the title (©GettyImages).

Chelsea's trio of strikers have all come in for criticism during the early stages of the season. 

Their fourth striker, Romelu Lukaku, was sent out on loan to Everton on transfer deadline day, which certainly caused a surprise. 

However recent events are proving that Fernando Torres, Samuel Eto'o and Demba Ba have more than enough about them to fire for Jose Mourinho's side this season. 


Let's take a look at Chelsea's last three games.

Against Norwich, Demba Ba impressed. 

The 28-year-old caused all sorts of problems to the Canaries defence and assisted the Blues' opening goal. 

Against Cardiff, Eto'o impressed. 

Scoring his first goal for the club, he proved his quality and showed that he can still find the net. 

And, against Schalke 04, Torres impressed. 

The Spaniard hit a brace and proved he can still cut it in Europe's elite competition. 

So, what's the issue with the front-men? Well, you could argue the biggest one for Mourinho is which star to actually play on a regular basis. 

As can be seen, in Chelsea's last three games, Mourinho's alternated his striker and been rewarded every-time. 

Currently the Special One has three forwards desperate to prove themselves and playing in-front of Juan Mata, Oscar, Eden Hazard and Co, they are only going to keep shining. 

That Lukaku move isn't looking so strange now either. He's going to further improve at Everton in this campaign and when he does return to Stamford Bridge, Mourinho will have another striker even more desperate than ever before to prove himself at the highest level. 

And, for now, Mourinho has all he needs.

By the end of the season, Chelsea may not have a striker that his hit the 30 goals that say Robin van Persie will, but instead they may have three strikers that have hit 15 each and steered their side towards the Premier League title. 

The Portuguese tactician has obviously realised he doesn't need a 30-goal striker to succeed. Keeping all three fresh, focussed and consistently trying to prove a point will only work in his favour. 

Why did we even question him? 

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