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How much will transfer ban impact Chelsea?

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Chelsea could be banned from buying any players for the next two transfer windows, a ruling that could affect their manager situation, Eden Hazard's future and how they can keep pace with the rest of the top PL teams.

Chelsea’s immediate future is looking a little shaky in more ways than one, as the west London club have been handed a transfer ban by FIFA.

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The charge, which Chelsea have appealed, means they cannot sign a new player until the summer of 2020 and given the onfield struggles of new manager Maurizio Sarri they desperately need a big overhaul with their playing staff.

How much of an impact will this ban have on Chelsea challenging for trophies? What does it all mean? Can they get around it? Does this mean the likes of Eden Hazard will have to stay at the club?

In the video above our analysts break down the problems facing Chelsea in the upcoming months.

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